Macaron Success!

Witty in the City is two years old, and to mark this happy occasion, let’s celebrate with French macarons! In a striking coincidence, the first post on Witty in the City is also about a macaron odyssey. Fortunately, both tales have sweet endings. This properly-executed macaron recipe satisfies my cravings to the point that I have trouble believing they came from my own kitchen. Although they are labor of love, I am looking forward to experimenting with other flavor combinations … Continue reading

Homemade Gnocchi

I have wanted to make my own gnocchi for a long time, but I was scared. It seemed like such a daunting and difficult task- especially after seeing Top Chef contestants have their gnocchi massacred by the judges. I couldn’t imagine that mine would be worth eating. Oh, was I wrong. It is definitely worth eating. It’s nothing like the hard gnocchi I’ve found in most restaurants. Instead, it’s melt-in-your mouth light. I think it’s the second best gnocchi I’ve ever had (second … Continue reading