The Boastful Baker

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May 6, 2012
by Melissa
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The best French macarons in France?

Before we ever set foot in Paris, I knew that we would be headed to two famous French pastry shops, Pierre Hermé and Ladurée, to sample French macarons. Just in case you haven’t tried a French macaron yet, they are … Continue reading

January 18, 2011
by Melissa
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I didn’t make these, but you totally should.

For the first time in the history of The Boastful Baker, I’m going to post a recipe for something I haven’t actually cooked or baked myself. Yes, I do eat other people’s food on occasion and sometimes this food is … Continue reading

July 14, 2010
by Melissa
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Either you love it or you don’t.

I’m referring to coconut. Like cilantro, Brussels sprouts or sushi, coconut is one of those foods that people feel strongly about in one direction or the other. Fortunately I’m pro-cilantro, Brussels sprouts and coconut. No, I don’t like sushi. It’s … Continue reading