Vichyssoise


One especially hot afternoon in 1917, in New York city, the first class hotels (which were not yet equipped with air conditioning) launched the Roof Gardens, terraces cleverly lit and decorated with flowers and plants so that their customers could dine outdoor. In the early twentieth century, the then-new Ritz-Carlton of New York, located at the …

White chocolate and raspberry macarons


After two failures, I finally managed to make two good batches of macarons. If you don’t know exactly what to do and how to do it you may end like me, with one batch of chocolate “pittyrons” and two batches of wrongness almond cookies… But I have to say that they were delicious despite the …