There were some interesting menu translations. Sweat pan cakes? I had one actually and it was delicious. Or perhaps you would like some cock stew? (Yes, I know that is the literal translation but for silly Americans it still sounds funny since I think the dish is technically made with hens, not roosters.)
Saw this adorable marzipan pig in the store and had to get it. He was filled with a chocolate fig mixture. And he was quite good.
This was a delicious almond croissant. I was so disappointed that they were out of chocolate ones, but then I got a surprise–there was chocolate in this one! Even better than a plain chocolate croissant. Definitely one of the best croissants I’ve ever had.
A chocolate banana crepe from the land of crepes.
Loved these adorable French meringues which came in coffee, chocolate, strawberry, vanilla, orange, raspberry and pistachio flavors.
The wine was served in these cute stoneware carafes. The small one is 25 cl; the large one is 50 cl. The white wine was a delicious riesling and the red one was a bordeaux.
Yes, I realize the picture isn’t so hot (I was using my camera phone), but the taste was amazing. The cupcake was just a plain vanilla cupcake, but the frosting was amazing. It really tasted just like root beer! Rebecca brought the cupcake came from Sweet, a new cupcake store. We also tried their red…Details
Some Burmese pumpkin curry I had last week. I love that they served it in a pumpkin. It was quite good–they used dark meat!
Here’s part 2 of making the ottoman where I finish it. Sort of. You’ll see.