Alexander’s Patisserie

Alexander’s Patisserie

A party without a cake is just a meeting – Julia Child   A bite into a exquisite dessert is an experience. The decor and furnishings is desired to set the mood as you devour each bite. Yes, it is necessary and for such a place,  I will 

Vosges Haut Chocolate – Birthday Month

Vosges Haut Chocolate – Birthday Month

Best friends, more like sisters. It’s a beautiful thing. Happy Tuesday, everyone! It’s my birthday month and I tend to like to hibernate like a bear and enjoy much repose during this time before Spring arrives. My dear family and friends know how important this 

Sweet Retreat – Cafe Sua Tiramisu

Sweet Retreat – Cafe Sua Tiramisu

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. – Virginia Woolf Hi everyone! With Valentine’s day near, dessert comes to mind. Here is my quick recipe for Cafe Sua (Vietnamese Milk Coffee) Tiramisu. Impress with no baking and no fuss. 

Godiva – Limited Edition Mid-Autumn Festival

Godiva – Limited Edition Mid-Autumn Festival

Chocolate Doesn’t Ask Silly Questions. Chocolate Understands. Late post: Limited Edition Mid-Autumn Festival – Godiva Chocolates. In the recent years, Godiva has been really pushing oriental flavors in the US covering many of the popular customs and my favorite so far is the 2014 Lunar 

Beta 5

Beta 5

Good friends, good food, good times Last week Mr H and I decided that it was time to make a road trip heading towards the Pacific Northwest (PNW). Our incredible week long journey included; Dunsmuir Ca, Redding Ca, Eugene Or, Jacksonville Or, Portland Or, Seattle Wa, 

Godiva – Year of the Horse – Lunar New Year Luxury Gift Box

Godiva – Year of the Horse – Lunar New Year Luxury Gift Box

  Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me. – Audrey Hepburn What you see here is one of two options from Godiva’s limited-edition collection – Year of the Horse – Lunar New Year Luxury 

Vosges Haut – Chocolate

Vosges Haut – Chocolate

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. – Charles M. Schulz Peace, Love, and Chocolate® Vosges offers bold and exciting options in the art of chocolate. I always try to make a visit to the store during my visit 

Royce’ – Pote Goma Cookies

Royce’ – Pote Goma Cookies

If you’re afraid of butter use cream – Julia Child Confectionary at its finest when it comes to Royce’ chocolates (headquartered in Sapporo, Japan) and varieties. Being a big fan of all things sweet my friend had introduced me to Royce a few years ago. Back then, 

Southern California Cronut Craze

Southern California Cronut Craze

Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul. Dorothy Day Earlier this month my husband and I had made a trip down to Southern California to celebrate our 8th Anniversary and as an impromptu I decided to call some friends 

Macau – Portuguese Egg Tarts

Macau – Portuguese Egg Tarts

There is no sincerer love than the love of food. – George Bernard Shaw In my mind Macau is my second home. What to do when you visit your second home? For me, it’s eating at all the local hot spots in pairs and that includes