ChefThomas

CHEFTHOMAS   Chef, with over thirty years of experience, ranging from bakeries to first class restaurants in major hotels to banquets for Presidents, Sultans and Heads of States and other famous, infamous and not so famous people. I like to produce my goods using the freshest and best natural ingredients. This is to ensure that…

The Morning After ….

The Morning After …. Maureen McGovern There’s got to be a morning after If we can hold on through the night We have a chance to find the sunshine Let’s keep on lookin’ for the light This is Michelle’s high-tech kitchen. Espresso Machine Philips Handmixer iPad Now this is where it gets interesting. iPad with…

Don’t play with your food …

When I was younger, my mother always said, Thomas, don’t play with your food. Little did she know then, that one day I would be earning a living, doing just that. Yesterday I afternoon I was sitting on our terrace at home, trying to find out, if I like french macaron any better this time around….

A picture is worth a thousand words

If you would have to take a picture that represents Beirut, this would have to be it …. …. Corniche … Ras Beirut ….. probably 7 o’clock in the morning …. .

A macaron is a sweet confectionery …

… made with egg whites, icing sugar, granulated sugar, almond powder or ground almond, and food coloring. The macaron is commonly filled with buttercream or jam filling sandwiched between two cookies. Its name is derived from an Italian word “maccarone” or “maccherone”. This word is itself derived from ammaccare, meaning crush or beat, used here…

Beirut’s very own Ladurée

… Pretty, no?   I thought I write about Ladurée‘s new shop in Beirut, Lebanon. It is since October 20, 2010, that we are able to indulge in Macarons directly shipped from France. (Do you see a paradox Here??) A whole lot of of flavors and tastes are available in all sorts of pretty colors. And…