Lah de dah! – Lunch at Laduree

THE HISTORYOF LADURÉE HOUSE

This Parisian tea rooms’ history is intimately tied to the history of the Ladurée family. It all began in 1862, when
Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from the southwest of France, founded a bakery in Paris at 16 rue Royale.

Today the Famous tea room is so much more We had 4 meals here and can’t wait to go back for more. Here’s a picture journey of many lazy, wine filled lunches spent there 🙂

Deepika Sahney Reddy, I hope you enjoy your meal …

For the menu, click here. Its worth a look!


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Ice in Your Whisky is not a Sin

Ice in Your Whisky is not a Sin

ice in my whisky

It’s time to come out of the closet. It’s time to get this off of my chest. It may shock some of you to hear what I have to say. It may even drive you away to other sources for your whisky reading pleasure and/or advice. I hope not, but hey, I need to be authentic, and above all, trustworthy.

Ok, so, here goes…

It’s okay to put ice in your whisky.
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Gin and Tonic anyone???

I woke up this morning to find some lovely pictures sent to me by a friend of a Gin Bar in Spain, I was craving for one before my coffee 😉

So this one is Thanks to you Balu Nayar 🙂

Cucumber-Rosemary Gin and Tonic

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1 cucumber
1 lime
3 sprigs rosemary
2 oz. Hendrick’s Gin
4 oz. tonic water (preferably Q or Fever-Tree)
ice

Peel one half of a cucumber, and slice a lime into eight wedges. In a highball glass, add three slices of peeled cucumber, 1 sprig rosemary, juice from a lime wedge and 1 ounce gin. Muddle with the back of a spoon.

Strain through a mesh strainer into a second highball glass. Add several cubes of ice, and three slices of unpeeled cucumber. Top with remaining gin and tonic, and serve garnished with rosemary sprigs.                                    (Courtesy Thekitchn.com)
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