Of Family and French Fairytales

Hi everyone, Happy Friday!!!! The theme for Scarlett’s bat mitzvah was Versailles. Versailles is known for its breathtaking aesthetics. But it’s so much more: Versailles is about  history and love stories. Books have been written about how Versailles sets the benchmark for modern design and architecture. That’s the overarching frame. But what you might not... Continue Reading →

Dessert with a Twist

Hi everybody, I know some of you from far and wide have been waiting to hear a bit of news about Scarlett’s bat mitzvah. I tantalized you by posting some pictures of our reconnaissance trip in Versailles earlier this year. Many of you know that I pour my heart and soul into the creation of... Continue Reading →

An Affair in Piemonte Part I

Our little factory is growing. Our marshmallows are a case in point. Until now each marshmallow has been individually hand-dipped and smothered in Belgian couverture chocolate, one at a time. So central is the ritual of chocolate dipping in our factory, that it has a rhythm - all the dippers shake off the extra chocolate... Continue Reading →

Saffron’s Bat Mitzvah Part II

In my last blog, I started describing my daughter Saffron's bat mitzvah and how it  was so linked to the precious spice. But I realised I haven't told you how I came to name her Saffron in the first place. You know how some things in life  happen back to front? Well,  I knew my daughter's... Continue Reading →

Saffron

Now that you’ve got a little background about my passion for life-changing parties, you will understand why I was a little intimidated when my daughter’s bat mitzvah approached. How was her bat mitzvah going to stand out from her birthday party? After a lot of sleepless nights, of toiling over what we were going to... Continue Reading →

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