Macaron Swatch – Sweet Explosion

Recently I celebrated my umptieth birthday and received a very special watch! A macaron swatch!  It is the Sweet Explosion edition from the Pastry Chef Range. It includes Macarons, Licorice All Sorts, and more!

Swatch Sweet explosion

Also read this very detailed blog with lots of great pictures on this Swatch event ‘Swatch So Sweet’ by a lady called Sharon (in Dutch), and a another blog from a lady called Esmee.

Pastry Chefs Swatch

Pastry Chefs Swatch watches



FoodNouveau blog with Troubleshooting Advice

So many blogs about making macarons, with trouble shooting advice and tips and lovely recipes. I found yet another one, with links to books and materials as well. With as added bonus, lots of recipes. Click here for the FoodNouveau link.


Christophe Roussel @ Montmartre, Paris

Christophe Roussel @ Montmartre, Paris

Jill Colonna discovered a new address for us in Paris: Christophe Roussel at Montmartre. What a pity that I didn’t know about Christophe a couple of weeks ago.

Oh well…. reason enough for another visit to Paris soon! For now I will just  start with a visit to his webshop!


Jill Colonna’s Quest for the Best Macarons in Paris….!


Pouchkine Paris by Jill Colonna

Jill, our friend the author of the book ‘Mad About Macarons’ toured around Paris the weekend to check out what’s hot and whose not in the world of macarons nowadays.  There is obviously more to life than just La Duree and Pierre Herme!! And is there an answer to the question: ‘What are the best macarons in Paris?’ Let’s find out from Jill’s LeBlog….

Soon… the results of the great macaron tasting session in Paris!!

Cab you guess whose macarons these are??

Jour du Macaron in Paris

Jill Colonna, the author of the Book ‘Mad About Macarons’ and blogger of the blog with the same name toured around Paris on Jour du Macaron!

Here ‘s her report of the day!

And by the way, I have pencilled in the date for next year to come with her!!