Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Pastries from Maison Kayser USA

This year for Maison Kayser USA‘s holiday pastries, there’s going to be Bûches de Noël – Bûche Kayser, Bûche Fruit Rouges, Bûche Châtaigne, and Bûche Noisettes & Yuzu. Bûche de Noël is a yule log but the Kayser team takes it to a modern French way. (more…)

Beautiful Bûches & Other Baked Goods for Christmas from Maison Kayser

Despite the fact it feels like spring with temps up to the 60s (or above 15°C), Christmas is less than 12 days! If you’re too busy to bake or not a baker and live in the NYC area, Maison Kayser is there to help you. This year, the internationally renowned French bakery has three beautiful bûche de Noëls, also known as yule logs ($42 for the large cakes shown on this post or $6 for individual slices) that brings fashionable style to the holiday table and also appeases your mouth. The Bûche Kayser is for the chocolate lover. Layers of..

Christmas Dinner 2013

Christmas dinner this year with my family, we chose to make it Japanese inspired. If you think about it, a bit leaner since I’ve went to Boston the past weekend and I’m still on digestion mode and almost all the food I ate was on the rich and hearty side. Since I’ve still had the awesome Cadillac around, I’ve made a quick drive over to Mitsuwa in Edgewater, NJ to shop for sashimi grade fish for decent prices and…ate more things at their huge section of casual Japanese food to eat in (as seen on my Instagram like the matcha..

Dedicated Post: Norman Love Chocolates – Holiday Edition

Several weeks ago, Norman Love Confections graciously sent me a sampler box of their upcoming limited holiday edition. Sure, it seems early to shop for Christmas but time is passing a lot sooner than I’d like these days. The next thing I know, I have to rush to the stores and start shopping for friends and family! Back to the chocolates… These babies are quite delicious. Though most of these bonbons are made of white chocolate, they’re pretty good. The one with the peppermint flavored ganache was minty and sweet as a candy cane; the milk and cookies is quite..