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Kitchening & Co. to Donate $10,000 Worth of Macarons for Charity

International Macaron Day is March 20th! This year, our favourite macaron maker Kitchening & Co. is donating up to $10,000 worth of macarons to raise money for three of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside charities — Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, Mission Possible and Linwood House. So how can you help the endeavour? The premise is simple: 1) […]

Bon Macaron Patisserie – Victoria, BC

Exciting news for macaron-lovers on Vancouver Island: The first dedicated macaron shop in Victoria, Bon Macaron Patisserie, opened its doors last month on Broad Street! That’s right, your prayers have been answered. You won’t have to make a trip to the mainland to enjoy the sweet taste of your favorite French treat – be it Thierry, Thomas […]

French Made Baking Review

We first encountered French Made Baking at the Vancouver Baker’s Market late last year. Initially selling their creations at markets and through their website, French couple David & Catherine opened an official bakery on Kingsway near Main Street at the beginning of this year. We were inviting to French Made Baking’s media event and had the […]

Faubourg Macarons Now Available! [Review]

We stopped by one of our favourite French bakeries in Vancouver last week – Faubourg in Kerrisdale – for some coffee and Viennoiserie. When we walked in, the first thing we noticed is that Faubourg now bakes Parisian macarons! Finally! (They had been selling them for a few weeks when we visited.) If you know […]

Soirette Macarons & Tea Review

In a French macaron-crazed city like Vancouver, Soirette Macarons & Tea has made a welcomed addition to the current dessert scene. The beautiful shop recently opened its doors in a prime downtown location, perfectly situated on West Pender Street in dazzling Coal Harbour. Stylish and sophisticated, the space is impeccably decorated with calming soft blue […]

Parisian Macarons On Granville Island

Canada’s largest culinary tourism and locavore retail company is undoubtedly Edible Canada. “Sightseeing for your taste buds”, Edible Canada is dedicated to sourcing the highest quality culinary products from coast to coast for their loyal customers. Formerly called Edible British Columbia, Edible Canada is a six year-old business headquartered at Vancouver’s famous Granville Island Public […]

J’adore Les Macarons Review

Vancouver’s J’adore les Macarons offers French macarons — made with secrets from Paris — expertly baked by creator, Connie Mar. After a ten year love affair with Pierre Hermé’s and Laduree’s macarons, she flew to Paris to specifically learn the art of baking French macarons: Madamoiselle Macaron has trained at, an impressive, two schools in […]

Plaisir Sucre Macarons Review

We visit Plaisir Sucre quite often, and we’ve previously written a review about this wonderful little authentic French cafe & bakery (seen here). Since I’ve been on a Vancouver macaron quest recently (Thomas Haas, Kitchening With Carly here and here, and Thierry), I thought I should try some from our local French bakeries. We first […]

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