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December 22, 2009

Almond Croissant by Jeen

The thing about Jeen is…she can be very random — in the culinary department. When she was in the eggs phase, I got eggs Benedict for breakfast. And when she was feeling festive during CNY, I got peanut butter cookies and black bottom cupcakes.
Last weekend, she dropped off a large almond croissant and texted me the instructions on how to reheat it. “Heat it up for a minute in the toaster or in the oven. And have it with black coffee. Split it with someone as it can be quite filling.”I did exactly as she told me to do, except the last part. The croissant was fragrant, butter-scented and airy, with a luscious layer of butter and sugar inside. I didn’t want to share. My sister walked in on me enjoying every bite, and asked if she could have some. Clinging on to my precious croissant, I plucked a piece the size of a 20cent coin and gave it to her.

Unlike Jeen who felt really rotund when she ate one, I could have put away two without any problems. Golly…I can’t wait for her next random phase!

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13 Responses

  1. qwazymonkey

    greedy girl. Never invited us to share! Chis!

  2. foodbin

    hmm feeling hungry, liao

  3. thenomadGourmand

    i can't wait either!! ;p

  4. CUMI & CIKI

    looks buttery yummie… hmmm, i kenot w8 to go on holiday again and stuff mah face! woohoo:P

  5. Selba

    Looks and sounds so delicious! 🙂

  6. "Joe" who is constantly craving

    yummy yum yum!

  7. thule a.k.a leo

    you can be very territorial when it comes to food that you love huh???

  8. Nor Ramli

    Fluffy buttery croissant…
    T_T I wanntt

  9. Nic (KHKL)

    i must look harder for my own Jeen! hehehe…

  10. iamthewitch

    Yummy! I love airy pastries! And I think I could easily finish 2 of those too! LOL

  11. Wei Jien

    even the bf didn't get a share!!!

  12. Bangsar-bAbE

    Wei Jien – Sayang la…I promise I'll share next round. 😉

    iamthewitch – When it's that good, definitely!

    Nic – Hehehe…got FBB ma!

    Nor Ramli – Hmmmm…I don't know if you can get croissants that good, but you can certainly get decent ones at The Bread Shop in Damansara Heights.

    leo – Not territorial la…maybe a bit stingy. >P

    Baby – Tasted sublime.

    Joe – Burp!

    Selba – I'll ask if she's willing to share her recipe.

    Cumi & Ciki – Oooo…lucky gal!

    nomad – Hahaha… =)

    foodbin – I'm sure your lovely wife can make good croissant too. =D

    qwazymonkey – Dun la angry…next round okie? 😉

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