A Brief Word About Coloring Macarons

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinI have found — or should I say accepted — a technique for coloring macarons that makes me happy. My macarons turn out beautifully except for the color. I can always get reds and yellows to turn out well but greens, purples and blues are utter failures. They fade, they brown and even the…

My Favorite Pastry Techniques

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinWe have a  5 week old baby which is heavenly at times — the smell of a newborn, their fat cheeks, the way they randomly punch the air when they’re mad — and torture at other times.  I’m in one of the difficult times right now when I need a nap but she’ll only…

Baking my way through Edd Kimber’s “Patisserie Made Simple”

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinDoesn’t  exactly have the ring of  “Julie and Julia” but every single thing in “Patisserie Made Simple” is delectable and doable.  You need a copy of this book, toute suite!  I started with tarts and Edd‘s version (Italian meringue) of macarons.  Yesterday, I made one of the most amazing things I have ever baked…

My Comprehensive Macaron Notes

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinI have returned to making macarons recently after a 3 month hiatus.  DH is quick to remind me that it was not meant to be a hiatus but, rather, an end to all macaron-making.  Regardless, I was reviewing my notes and realized they needed more organization and set about compiling a chart.  DH used…

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