In this box, it featured the following flavours – Raspberry Chocolate, Passion Fruit, Pistachio, Nutella Hazelnut, Hoji Azuki and Blueberry Oreo (which I had tried before).
I was particularly excited about the Nutella Hazelnut. However, an overdose of cakes from Chef Yamashita meant that I was tried to stagger my desserts’ intake. Hence, I had actually froze the macarons to savour over a longer period of time.
My facial had ended 30min ahead of schedule and I had casually skimmed through my Facebook newsfeed to discover the offering of Nutella Hazelnut for the day. Hence, I swung over to the bakery. The owner was pretty sweet because she recognised me the instant I stepped in. Then she actually asked if I had not worn makeup for the day because I looked slightly different and I was usually accompanied by my family or the very least Z.
Well, what to say? Not only was the entire family a fan of her macarons, we also loved her financiers in Chocolate and Green Tea flavours. Too bad about missing the Durian flavoured financiers a few weeks ago though!
Yes, so I reckoned I would actually be having a really unhealthy addiction to the divine macarons for a long time.
They served up such amazing flavours for a macaron every week that I had to make a special trip down to the Pek Kio area at least once a month.
They made such good macarons that when Z ordered from Bakerzin, I thought the Bakerzin ones were so terribly bad.
In order of preference from this week’s selection – rose lychee, yellow peach, choc bueno and mangosteen.
With these pretty macarons from my favorite bakery.
It was a weekend where we overdosed on desserts.
I came across Da Paolo’s festive crodo which had white chocolate raspberry fillings. It was pricier than the usual version at $6.50 but I would gladly buy this over the normal ones. It would be available till Christmas and I would definitely be back for more.
I also picked up a new box of macarons. It was Chocolate Intense Marshmallow, Butterscotch and Vanilla. I had yet to try but the flavours sounded awesome already.
One of my favorites from Da Paolo – Since my friend recommended me to Da Paolo cakes, it had been hard to reconcile with the the rest. Too bad they did not sell WHOLE cakes.
I couldn’t resist snapping a shot of this. It was a citrusy scent and reminded me a lot of DKNY Apple perfume.
My calories’ count for the day went to this – durian macarons! Thankful for lovely friends who helped to share the calories.
It had been a fruitful day of working, “brunching”, collecting desserts, shopping and catching up with friends.
If only every day was a Saturday.