Ginger Infused Carrot Cake

Carrot cake

Yet another food magazine hit the newsstands in France last year, this one being dedicated entirely to baking and sweets. Fou de Pâtisserie is different in that top pastry chefs as well as up-and-comers in France and from around the world generously share some of their recipes. This is a fantastic magazine for those who would like to know any and all things about the world of French pastries. Not only does it showcase the artistry of French pastries and their historical origins, but each issue also offers readers a glimpse into the careers of the masterminds behind the gorgeous creations through interviews that reveal how they got their start, what motivates them, their style, etc. The magazine also comes chock full of tutorials of basic techniques.  Though recipes of the hautes pâtisseries featured can be daunting, simpler recipes for classics, such as eclairs and muffins, are also included for amateurs with limited skills like myself.
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Ginger Infused Carrot Cake

vendredi vietnamien ~ poulet au gingembre

Gingembre

Welcome to the second edition of vendredi vietnamien! Restarting my blog and creating this series has definitely reignited my food mania and titillated my tastebuds again! I was afraid that my food adoration had been forever extinguished after moving here. Though living in the city of light had been a seemingly intangible dream ever since I first glimpsed the Arc de Triomphe in its full glory, with mini cars whizzing around the turnaround, adapting to life here wasn’t as seamless as I had imagined it would be once the dream was actually realized.

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vendredi vietnamien ~ poulet au gingembre