In 9 days, I'll be done with my final paper for the semester.
In 11 days, I'll be having a blast at a birthday party.
In 13 days, I'll have my both my feet on Malaysian soil.
But for now, I'll have to live in the present and prepare for the storm ahead.
For the past few days, I've been living off my trusty boxes of cereal and ready-made organic pumpkin and ginger soup. Occasionally, I'll head out from my burrow to get myself a decent bar of chocolate but that's it. I knew that I was setting myself up for a challenge when I decided to fill my semester with four psychology subjects. Last year, I didn't regret taking a 3rd year psychology subject as a one of my second year elective and I won't regret this decision as well. There has been bumps and tumbles along the way but whatever the outcome may be, I can definitely say that I've tried my best.
In the midst of letting out my exam stress by singing to My Chemical Romance's songs at its loudest volume, my brother came into the apartment with a golden box.... filled with macarons from LuxBite!!! And my brother, being himself, didn't know which flavours he bought.
I'm guessing that it's chocolate raspberry but do correct me if I'm wrong! The tartness of the raspberry really stood out and cut through some of the filling's sweetness.
A flavour combination that brings me comfort! Even the colour itself reminds me of some of my favourite kuihs: onde-onde, kuih ketayap, kuih lapis pandan... This one was definitely a close second behind the kaya butter macaron! The creamy and rich coconut-y filling really reminded of the flavors back home.
Back home in Malaysia, kaya and butter toast made frequent appearances in my breakfasts. Naturally, this was my favourite! I love how there's a tiny piece of butter in the centre and a whole lot of creamy kaya. Though, it was the smallest one among all four!
I'm on the fence with this one because each bite gave me a lovely hit of saltiness but taste of caramel wasn't distinct. It tasted like butter which made me ask my brother if the flavour was buttered popcorn!
Needless to say, they were gone in an instance!
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