Jul 26, 2011

Bizu Macarons: Food Review + 1st Weekday Potluck


For the past few weeks, my sis has been spoiling us with everything sweet and yummy that she could find at S&R, most of which are what you would call incredibly irresistible belly busters. They make you fat, they tempt you even in the wee hours of the night, and I have established a love/hate relationship with them. But there are also times when she brings home a real treat such as this box of macarons from Bizu.

I've eaten many of these before Bizu came to the spotlight. Some are good, a few are incredible, and many are just bad. But these macarons are light and crisp, melts in your mouth, and gives you the sweet fix you need for the day. I forgot the flavors for each color, yes you could forget them while enjoying these over some stories, but I remember grabbing the pistachio macaron first, which made it disappear before the photo was taken. :) 

My favorite would be the rose-flavored (light pink), and the pistachio. Not too sweet, and just light. I hated the vanilla flavor which I found way too sweet for me. The others were just fine, even the pretty white  macaron with pink specks, whose flavor I can't remember. Compared to other macarons, Bizu's were at the top of my list! Yumyum!

Anyway, I was thinking that maybe I could try hosting a linkup here, also known as a food meme to many bloggers. I'm home most of the time, and while I want to take my mind off my professional license, I'm running out of blogs to visit. Yes, you can't have too many loves. :) Aside from the food blogs that I am so lazy to link up at my foodie exchange list, I have a hundred more non-food sites and blogs on my list that seldom update. It would be nice to have new food blogs to explore :)

So if it works, I'll host my Weekday Potluck every Tuesday to Thursday, and as long as the post is about food you could link up here. In every next linkup, I will feature three blogs from the previous linkup. You can use this badge below to spread the word, but any link will do. :)








20 comments:

  1. Hi, Pearl! Reading this post made me drool because it's a part of my Bucket List to eat French-style Macarons. I got to taste this itty bitty size at Mercato Centrale, but it was too small to be considered "wish coming true." I do hope the next time I drop by Mercato Centrale I could buy some (maybe one per flavor) so I could compare. :)

    Will add my link to your potluck tomorrow, thanks for taking part of Weekend Eating.

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  2. hi, My Sassy Chef

    ...thanks for the invitation!
    ...tried adding in my link, but it wouldn't go past the first stage (can't seem to go to that part where I can crop my own photo for the link). no idea why, but have been having the same problem with the other sites who uses the same linky, too. :(
    ...my browser is google chrome.
    ...here's my link :
    http://pictureclusters.blogspot.com/2011/07/kfc.html
    ...i hope am still eligible to join; i also placed your badge in my post. :)

    many thanks!

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  3. Thanks for the invite. I will try to join whenever I can.

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  4. @Maiylah, I switched to inlinkz, I find it easier to use too! :)

    @Jenn, thanks! :)

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  5. thanks for adding my link! :)
    ...followed you back, too! <3

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  6. Hi Pearl,
    Congratulations on your new Blog Party! I am sharing my Skillet Chops with you today and hope you and your readers enjoy them. Thank you so much for inviting me and hosting a lovely party. Hope you have a great week!
    Miz Helen

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  7. wow! this is one great blog! i am your new follower! very nice blog!

    http://insidestarsheart.blogspot.com/

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  8. Thanks for your invitation. I have linked up :) If you like join us on *PicStory* and *Weekendflowers*! LG Tina

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  9. Thank you so much for your sweet comment on my blog and for inviting me to your weekly potluck! New follower! xoxo

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  10. Thanks for the invite! I've posted my Carrot Cake recipe, gluten free but you wouldn't know it!

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  11. Thanks for the invite. Linking up with Roasted Veggie Salad.

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  12. thanks for the invite to link up!

    Julianna

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  13. Thank you for visiting Concetta's Cafe today and the invitation to your new party. I'm so excited to participate in your first launch - I posted 3 recipes today! Hope you enjoy them!
    I am now following you too!
    Please visit again soon!
    <><
    Concetta

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  14. Just hopping by from the Alexa hop to become your 200th gfc follower. I look forward to reading more of your posts. Have a fantastic week! kittycrochettwo.blogspot.com

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  15. Ohhhh, the macarons look tempting. But I have to be honest... I've never tasted one yet. Am not sure if they already sell that here in Cebu. Maybe I'll ask one of Manila-based friends to send me some one of these days. Hehe!

    Following your blog. It's nice to connect w/ fellow foodies.

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  16. wow...very interesting..lovely cliks..
    will link my entry soon..
    Tasty Appetite

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  17. this would be great! I will try to join this one!

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