I thought I would take a break from the conflicts and human rights abuses of parts of Africa and write another review about Macarons for a while.
These come in a box of twelve. They are organised left to right with two of each of Vanilla, Pistachio, Coffee, Strawberry, Lemon and Chocolate flavours. The actual macaron consistency is quite nice, though light on the refreshing bergamot, rose or orange blossom flavours at my favourite Ladurée. Or indeed the Earl Grey tea flavou
I am not a huge fan of cake (I can't recall my last Birthday cake and did without one at my wedding in 2004). Kenyan friends who have tasted the orange and polenta (ugali) cake I used to bake frequently in Nairobi, or who know my former husband (who is quite well-known for his first question at any wedding being "Wapi keki"*) may not believe this, but it is true. It is rare these days that I get excited by cake. It is also an unfortunate truth that in the UK, and particularly
Originally posted 5th November 2015 image gallery of additional images added 22/01/16 but taken earlier (at the same time as those on this post using my camera phone. I have updated a little following a return trip. Being a huge fan of certain floral flavours since childhood days of pocket money Parma Violets, rose and lemon Turkish delight, rose and violet creams and the more intensely scented flower flavours in general.I had been intrigued by the idea of violet tea from th