Posts tagged "bakeries"
Decorated Easter Goodies Had Me Hopping

Decorated Easter Goodies Had Me Hopping

I always have a soft spot for Easter decorations and traditions. It’s spring and life is renewed! Azucar, Cuban Style Patisserie in Ocean Beach, makes beautiful pastries like the Little Havana with dulce de leche filling and tiramisu topped with a bunny. And the decorated butter cookies were divine. Pastry Chef Vivian Hernandez-Jackson also makes...
A few of my favorite holiday treats

A few of my favorite holiday treats

Where to find a Christmas yule log in San Diego? Arely French Bakery and Cafe in Clairemont Square. Usually referred to as Buche de Noel without much decoration (except for merguine mushrooms), Arely’s decorates according to customers requests.¬†And the fillings can be mocha, raspberry chocolate, tiramisu, chocolate mousse or hazlenut. Kevin has worked in his...
Cookies and a Bakery You Can't Miss

Cookies and a Bakery You Can’t Miss

Did someone say it’s National Cookie Day? Here it is, the best cookie in America according to Time Out publication. In 2016 Tina Rexing’s sea salt caramel chocolate chip won best cookie and she even makes them in 5lb shapes for weddings. She showed me her old oven which made small batches and now she...
A true bakery find in Las Vegas

A true bakery find in Las Vegas

Of course, I just happened to find a bakery on S. Rainbow Blvd in Las Vegas. Drago Sisters Bakery makes everything in their big kitchen and two of the sisters were busy baking and putting finishing touches on beautiful cakes. I just had to buy a Tres Leches cupcake and éclair and happy to say...
Sweet and fun day in Montreal, Canada

Sweet and fun day in Montreal, Canada

This New England cruise is Chris’ trip because he loves cruising. Getting to Montreal, Canada a few days early, I decided to investigate one of the best bakeries in the world, Maison Christian Faure in Old Town, Montreal. Chef Faure was named the best pastry chef of the world and has many awards after serving...