Category Archives: Macarons

Tokyo: Pierre Herme, Sadaharu Aoki, and noix de beurre

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I’ve never liked audio guides when visiting galleries and art museums. I’m going to mute myself for this post. Advertisements

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The Ultimate Vancouver Macaron Showdown: The First of Two New Contenders

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Bel Cafe – When I set out to prepare and write my Ultimate Vancouver Macaron Showdown series of posts, I thought I had all of the major contenders in the city covered. I was unaware that I left out two … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Vancouver Macaron Showdown Part 3: Texture

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continued from part 1, and part 2  – Part 3 – Texture:  Like parts 1 and 2, the five producers are ranked from first to fifth in this comparison. The main factors I considered in comparing the textures of the … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Vancouver Macaron Showdown Part 2: Taste/Flavour

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Part 2 – Taste/Flavour… In case you haven’t read part 1, it is here. Taste/Flavour In a perfect world, I would be able to purchase similarly flavoured macarons from each of the individual producers and do an apples to apples … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Vancouver Macaron Showdown Part 1: Aesthetics

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Part 1 – The Looks… The original plan was for me to review Thierry and Thomas Haas individually before doing a comparison of the five heavyweights of the Vancouver macaron scene. But during my drive to Theirry a few days … Continue reading

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Preview: The Ultimate Vancouver Macaron Showdown

I went out and bought macarons from Thierry, Soirette, Thomas Haas, Faubourg, and French Made Baking today so that I could try them together. Hopefully, after tasting all of them, I’ll be able to crown the current king of macarons … Continue reading

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Mass Appeal 3: Americans love our macarons

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Day 21 – Soirette Macarons & Tea… The preliminary results are in on whether macarons drive more traffic: they don’t. The daily views I get on the two days after I posted about macarons are about the same as the … Continue reading

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