Moonpie from Milk

Delicious Moonpie from Milk Bakery in Los Angeles

On a recent trip to Los Angeles I stopped by Milk to try out a couple of treats. I left there with a Moonpie, because I’d recently been down south where I’d been reintroduced to Moonpies and for a period of a couple of weeks I couldn’t get enough. Continue reading →

Macarons from Tout de Sweet


I recently spent a few days in the Washington DC area and made my rounds to various bakeries in the area, including Tout de Sweet in Bethesda. I went there after reading about their incredible macarons on Yelp and they absolutely did not disappoint.

The selection at Tout de Sweet was better than I’ve seen at many a bakery. There were so many different flavors from which to choose! Based on the macaron decorations all over the cute little shop, I assume they always have a fairly vast assortment of flavors available. They even had seasonal pumpkin flavor available. (I didn’t get this one because I haven’t enjoyed the pumpkin macarons that I’ve tried elsewhere.) Continue reading →

Valhrona Chocolate Fondant from Customs House in Brisbane, Australia

valhrona chocolate fondant

While I love pretty much any dessert that is set in front of me it is a rare day that my husband loves the sweets as much as I do. This Valhrona Chocolate Fondant knocked both of our socks off. It was incredible and easily falls into the top 5 of all desserts I’ve ever had. Too bad it’s so far away!

Here’s the description from Customs House in Brisbane, “Soft centred Valrhona chocolate fondant, salted peanut butter ice cream, vanilla bean Anglaise.” Continue reading →