Delight

May 9, 2010







La Bamboche


Went over to Shops at Don Mills yesterday with tl to drop off a resume. The wind and rain pretty much discouraged us from walking around any longer.

On a lighter note, after holding it off for months, we finally went to La Bamboche for some delightful macarons and sweets. It was my first time trying macarons and they were definitely worth $2.50 each. They were as delicious as they look in these photos. A second round is a must and by the end of the summer, I'm sure I will have tried almost all 12 flavours. I ordered the pistachio and mint chocolate, but the mint chocolate did not taste as pleasing as I would have thought. I assumed it would taste as great as Chapman's mint chocolate chip ice cream, but definitely did not. On the other hand, the pistachio macaron was a satisfying treat though. I didn't read a review until after I came home to find that the pistachio was actually one of their popular flavours. The lavendar was the next popular flavour and I regret not having tried that instead. My bf had a fruit tart filled with berries which was also a luscious sweet. La Bamboche is a great place to pick up a light treat with either your significant other or a good friend. They hold a small selection of goodies, but I honestly went there specifically for their french macarons. Although the petite pastry shop is almost impossible to find, it is definitely worth looking out for. The macaron pyramid was the most alluring ornament.

Caught him randomly fiddling with a used sweetener packet and thought he was simply tearing it up since I'm such a bore. He teared our first initials and neatly assembled it on my plate with the letter "n" in between. He's such a sweetheart.

56 comments:

  1. Those are some tempting desserts! I love macaroons :) My favorite one is coconut that I usually get at my farmer's market :D

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  2. i <3 macarons! for sure going to try la bamcouche asap.

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  3. I've never tried macaroons before! I've heard SO much about it but yet I have never tried it. I'm definitely gonna check this out! La Bamboche... Is it at Eglinton and Yonge?

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  4. your bf is so CUTE!...and i love how your initials are "TNA" haha! : )

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  5. Those desserts look so delectable. Yummy! Your boyfriend is so creative and sweet to you, how cute! :)

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  6. O_O at first I thought it was TNA (aritzia's brand :P)

    I'M SO GOING THIS COMING WEEKEND :D I need to try these macaroons...

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  7. TnA.. hee hee.. I love that! :) What a sweet guy you have there.. I'm sure he's a keeper.

    xx Love & Aloha

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  8. omg, must check this place out. also, macarons should not be so expensive. honestly, it's crazy since it's gone in like 2 seconds! most expensive cookie ever.

    you and your bf are so cuteeee

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  9. The dessert looks amazing! :) How cuteeee!

    -Christina

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  10. that is soo cute that he did that!!! =] the macaroons look molto bene! I really want to try them! the berry tart not so much...maybe because i'm not a big fan of berries ha!

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  11. Oh my god, all those delicious pastries!!

    Here's the answer to your question, the mug was bought at Ross in California. It actually doesn't take up much space. I'm not sure where else you can get it. I don't have the brand name unfortunately. :(

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  12. eeeeeep that looks so good!!! and timothydelaghetto is freakn hilarious!

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  13. all the wonderful desserts wow

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  14. been there and loved it! :) from what i remember lavender was delicious.. but i could be wrong. definitely want to try out all their flavours as well!


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  15. Hey! I adore you blog and I got so hungry now :)

    I followed you, follow me back??

    Have a great week!!

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  16. nom noM! I can't wait to eat yummy food in Canada one day :)

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  17. wow, looks so delicious and yummy.

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  18. it look so delicious!! I want to try the macarons too!

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  19. The berry tart looks so perfect! And I love macarons

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  20. Thank u for the comment! I really like ur blog!

    xoxo

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  21. I've never tried macaroons, but they sure do look tasty! Always wanted to try them. =] Aw your bf is so sweet.

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  22. This is on Yonge and Eglinton?? WHERE? I work right on the intersection but I've never seen this shop!!! :(

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  23. those look soo delicious! i need macarroons! xx

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  24. That food looks delicioussss!

    Julie@
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  25. Your food photos always have me drooling ... that fruit tart looks delish and I don't think I've ever seen such a big berry!

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  26. Can you believe I'm allergic to macarons? :( I tasted them a few times but I always end up getting sick, it's horrible because they're one of the most delicious things existing on this earth! Your pictures definitely do them justice!

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  27. I want to check this place out, the desserts look so yummy!

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  28. This looks like such a darling dessert spot!

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  29. Omg, everything looks so delicious. Where is this shop? I live in Toronto and I would love to find it and go buy some of those macaroons.

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  30. That tart looks yummy. Not a macaroon fan but I've been told I haven't eaten a macaroon until I've eaten a macaroon in Paris

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  31. i looovveee macaroons very much !
    they're my favorite food :)

    thanks for the sweet comments :) :)
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  32. YUM

    everything looks so amazin!

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  33. I love fruit tarts and the one your bf ordered looks esp delicious! ahhh I love anything pistachio or mint chocolate chip flavoured so those macaroons look so good! sorry to hear the mint chocolate one wasn't as good as you were expecting, don't you hate it when that happens? other than that, sounds like you and your bf had a lovely day of desserts together :) and thanks for your comment on my interview, you're such a sweetheart! xo

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  34. That tarte looked soooo amazing! I have a huge craving for one now haha :) and thank you for the sweet comment!! xx

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  35. Oops I don't know why I spelled tart with an e...hahah I must have makeup on my mind?

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  36. ALL THAT FOOD LOOKS SO GOOD!

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  37. Ooo, I am drooling! I want those macarons!

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  38. So yummy, and he is a keeper, that's adorable!!!!

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  39. Everytime I go to shops at don mills to shop, I make a mental note to go eat at la bamboche, and boy did you really make me want to go badly! the food looks greeeeat. if I had a boyfriend i'd make sure we sit in the same spot as you so he'd be as sweet lol

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  40. is this in downtown toronto? WHHHEEERE ! i would love to visit that place.

    and awwwwwww. your bf is so cute!

    RACH.

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  41. looks like a lovely place!!
    mmm macarons are the best!

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  42. YUM! Looks so delicious!

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  43. YUM. Give me anything with lavender...tea, cakes, honey, cookies, pastries...i'll even eat it straight out the garden. I have a slight problem with these aromatic purple wonders! Love Xx

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  44. Mmmm is this Midtown? I want to try about 3243214 diff bakeries and patisseries there. "TNA" ;P hahaha that's cute

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  45. thanks so much for stopping by my lil blog the other day hun. it meant a lot. and ure blog is ADORABLE!

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  46. Oh boy, the desserts look so yummy!

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  47. Fantastic photos. All that food looks deeeelicious!

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  48. OMG OMG OMG

    DROOOLLLLLLL

    following

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  49. What the hell lol WE'RE T&A!!! Terrance needs to stop biting me for seriously.

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  50. Those macarons look incredible!
    Thank you for stopping by my blog ; )
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