Let me start off by saying I am not a Valentine’s Day person. However, I really couldn’t resist tying in Valentine’s day with these pastries given the timing, the chocolate and the subtle touch of pink. These éclairs are a bit fussy. Once all the bells and whistles are complete I think I went through eight bowls and saucepans. But you can consider these very special I’m-sorry-I-love-you éclairs. It has been a while after all.
This summer will be the first where I am working full time. And because I work every other weekend, I have done massive amounts of planning to jam pack each weekend off. Weekend getaways, camping, and visits from out-of-town friends and family are on the horizon. I am so excited! Yet, I find myself time and again dreaming of all the barbeque I want to eat, the summer desserts I want to make, and the cocktails I want to sip.
You see, I recently came across the word hungerlust. It describes a person who lives each day thinking about their next meal. I definitely have hungerlust. Or does hungerlust have me? Either way, that is how I’ve ended up here. With a blog. A food blog. Something that finally justifies standing on stools taking pictures of my food. Now you can find all the products of my hungerlust right here!