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The “Boutique” Bakery

13 Nov 2012 / 0 Comments / in Blog

From Amsterdam to Sydney to Buenos Aires, a new crop of “boutique bakeries”, a.k.a designer bakeries, has emerged where the bread can cost up to 4 times as much. This type of food emporium differs greatly from a regular bake shop as your target is a much more limited and exclusive clientele. Contrary to bakeries […]

Hemmi & Valdi – Reykjavík

06 Nov 2012 / 0 Comments / in Blog

Located in Iceland’s trendy capital city, Reykjavík, Hemmi & Valdi is a charming café/bar with artfully chosen mis-matched furniture, stacked books, and most of all, a great ambiance. Easy and relaxed by day with a building bohemian buzz as evening arrives. This unique hangout, originally set up by a couple of young dads to sell […]

Navettes Provençales (Sweet France)

06 Nov 2012 / 0 Comments / in Blog

The Navettes Provençales are a crunchy, barely sweet cookie shaped like a boat to commemorate the arrival by boat of St. Lazarus, Mary Magdalene, and Saint Martha to Provence over 2000 years ago. A specialty of Marseille, they come in three traditional forms: the navette traditionnelle uses fleur d’oranger; the navette Marseillaise leaves out the orange flower water, and […]