Images of macarons from Loblaws

My Macaron Pre-Packaged vs Bakery Taste-Testing Experiment

What was I thinking?  I already knew the answer to whether pre-packaged macarons that have an expiry date many months away would taste good.  Yet I still had to buy two boxes of pre-packaged macarons, as I have never seen them sold in such a manner.

There was just something about being able to have macarons in the house… within my reach at any moment I wanted one. (more…)

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Image of macarons from Delysees

A Chocolate Tour That’s More than a Chocolate Bite

Recently I took advantage of a Groupon to attend a chocolate tour of Toronto with my BFF.  The tour was offered by Best Tours.  The itinerary showed six places that we would visit around the King and Queen Street West area near Bathurst Street.

When the tour started, we learned that they no longer go to SOMA chocolatemaker.  I wasn’t overly disappointed, as I have been there before.  If you haven’t been there though, you need to stop in to try their chocolates.  It is just steps away from the starting point of the tour.


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