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Secret Recipe: Jean Michel Raynaud’s Flourless Moroccan Orange and Almond Cake

So you've tasted the mouthwatering delicacies at La Renaissance (if not, why not?) and wondered what sort of magic process creates these special treats? Yeah, us too. Jean Michel Raynaud is head patissier of La Renaissance. Beginning his career under the tutelage of master patissier Robert Schicchi in Marseilles, he ...

Viva La Renaissance! A Q&A With Master Patissier Jean Michel Raynaud

If you've ever wandered the cobblestones of The Rocks, you'll have seen La Renaissance Patisserie and Cafe, the cute little patisserie on Argyle Street with a perennial cluster of fans milling at the entrance. If you've ever seen La Renaissance, you've almost certainly lingered a little, admiring the intricate cakes, ...

A Handmade Gift For Mum, Made By Gifted Hands

So you want to get Mum something special, but how do you shop for the woman who has it all? (We mean, she has you, doesn't she?) How do you top last year's gift? Plus, she said she doesn't want “anything expensive” this year, so what options are there? Something handmade would be nice. She'd love that. She loved it ...

A Harbour Bazaar: The Rocks Markets

  Ever want to just get away? Escaping to The Rocks is like stepping through the wardrobe; a charming, inviting place away from the hustle and bustle of the city where so many delights await. Meander along The Rocks historic cobblestoned laneways right next to the Harbour and find the hidden treats that ...