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

Chocolate Peanut Butter Birthday Ice Cream

I’m sure I know what you’re thinking: NOT ANOTHER ICE CREAM! But another ice cream is here.  I just can’t help myself. Ice cream is so fun to make and it’s so fun to eat. I love trying out new flavors, and each one is better than the last. I made this ice cream as a special request for my wonderful friend’s birthday (the friend who makes these!), and it is delicious. The chocolate ice cream is rich and delicious … Continue reading

Go-To Sea Salt Brownies

I have wanted to make brownies from scratch for a long time, but I never felt like trying out a random Internet recipe that might not be as good as the ones from the box. I didn’t want to admit to making brownies from a box either, so the sad truth is that I went without brownies for a long time. Far too long. Now that I have this recipe, it won’t happen again. These brownies strike the perfect balance … Continue reading