Travel Diary: Paris, France

parisian trench coatBonjour Paris!

As the song in Funny Face says, “We’re strictly tourist, and we couldn’t care less!” I remember the first time I visited Paris being surprised that it was just as beautiful in real life as it was in the movies, and I was thrilled to get to go back! From Versailles to Ladurée, our time in Paris was so fun and magical, and I’m so excited to share it with you. Get ready– this is a picture heavy post!

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Making Macarons

I decided to try my hand at making macarons, and thought I would share my results with you all! I tried out two varieties, and found the recipes here on Byron Talbott’s website. The two I tried are rosewater and salted caramel. Both were quite tasty, and I felt like I was back at Laduree in Paris.

Sigh.

rose macaron

As a side note, rosewater is the most heavenly smelling concoction in the world!

rose water macaron

salted caramel macaron

caramel macaron

Have any of you ever made macarons?