Category Archives: Pastries

Tokyo: Shiseido Salon De Cafe

This gallery contains 15 photos.

Sad as it may be, I have to face the facts. The fact is that my two-sentence post two days ago – by far my most word-economical – has become my most “liked” post. Ever. It appears that people would … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

This gallery contains 17 photos.

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

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Cartem’s

This gallery contains 3 photos.

There’s no ambiguity when the word is vocalized, but when you try to spell it out all hell breaks loose. Donut? Doughtnut? dough-nut? do-nut? Strike that last one…sounds like “doooo nut”. The dough part of the word makes sense. It … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Taiwanese Pastries: Sun Cakes from New Tai Yang Bakery

This gallery contains 3 photos.

Sun cakes are rather simple pastries that also happen to be uniquely Taiwanese. To be more precise, sun cakes are indigenous to Taichung, whose name literally means the ‘center/middle of Taiwan’. Whenever anyone returns from a visit to Taichung, or … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Osaka: Breakfast At The St. Regis

This gallery contains 11 photos.

I love breakfasts at hotels in Japan. There’s nothing better to start the day than a bowl of perfectly-cooked rice, hot miso soup, pickled vegetables, natto, and grilled salt-marinated fish. It was actually one of the things I looked forward … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mass Appeal 2: More Macarons

This gallery contains 7 photos.

Day 18: French Made Baking… The jury’s still out on whether using the word ‘macaron’ 83 times in my post yesterday will drive more traffic from search engines but it certainly affected me. It compelled me to drive to French … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Mass Appeal ( cakes, macarons, pastries…how many times can I mention the word macaron ?)

This gallery contains 7 photos.

Day 17 Faubourg Paris… Macarons… I ran across a guide written by a successful food blogger recently that suggested the best way to drive views to a blog is to include a lot of popular keywords. I’m going to experiment … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment