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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