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#563 Eat Macarons in France

Macarons have become a French icon. These pastel coloured sweets are as beautiful as they are delicious. They are notoriously difficult to make (like many French delicacies). I can vouch for this, as I've tried my hand at making them and ended up with only 10 viable macarons after a full afternoon of work. For… Continue reading #563 Eat Macarons in France

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#141 Eat at a Michelin Star Restaurant

If you're a foodie like me, eating at a Michelin star restaurant is a must for your bucket list.  Michelin stars are an international benchmark that indicate restaurants with dishes of exceptional quality. You may be wondering why a gourmet restaurant rating system shares a name with a brand of tires. The Michelin Tire company… Continue reading #141 Eat at a Michelin Star Restaurant

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#564 Eat soufflé in France

Whenever I travel abroad, I try to taste as many local foods as possible. So of course, when I took my trip to France last Summer, I made a point to seek out soufflé. These baked egg dishes are notoriously difficult to make; they have to have just the right consistency to rise in the… Continue reading #564 Eat soufflé in France