The ‘French’ Croissant

A short history of the croissant – that buttery, irresistible pastry. Continue reading The ‘French’ Croissant


The (Not So) Humble Macaron

I first had a macaron before they became popular in South Africa. The Lindt chocolate studio had just opened up in the suburb in which I live and they had various flavours of macaron for sale. I had never seen these petit little ‘cookies’ before and I was super excited to try them. Being boring, I tried a chocolate one. My heart stopped with the … Continue reading The (Not So) Humble Macaron