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Mactweets September: Childhood summers

No, no, it’s not a macaron up there ^^ but before you click away let me explain… I have to say I wasn’t entirely thrilled with this month’s Mactweets theme, A Childhood Summer.  For me, summers meant Christmas – and I am not ready to start thinking about that just yet, having just started school […]

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Mactweets August: South Pacific macarons

This month’s Mactweets were a success on a couple of levels but on a couple of others, a bit of a #FAIL.  Firstly, whilst they have turned into tropical, South Pacific-themed macs, they did not start their life as such.  I had emailed Jamie to ask about the theme in advance since I knew I […]

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Nadège Patisserie (Toronto)

Like the look of those? How about these? If you’re interested in seeing more and reading about a fourth generation French pastry chef who has worked with Pierre Hermé’s right hand man, head on over to Spotlight Toronto to read my profile of Nadège the café/bakery and the person.  I spent a lovely afternoon chatting […]

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Mactweets July: Le Freak, C’est Chic

  So the theme for this month’s Mactweets was macarons inspired by a song.  Having recently acquired edible glitter, I immediately thought I wanted to make disco-inspired “Dancing Queen” macarons.  Crazy colours, glitter, all sounds good, huh? Alas, the kiss of death for this month’s macs was this post I wrote about my quest for […]

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My macaron journey

Did you ever wonder how I went from the above macaron #fail to this: Today I am guest posting on The Merry Gourmet so if you are interested in reading how you, too can strive for (and sometimes even achieve!) macaron perfection, head on over and check out my post! And just so you know […]

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Mactweets June – Rumble in the Jungle

When I saw that Mactweets’ June theme was “Take a Walk on the Wild Side“, I had but one thought in mind: jungle. And when I think “jungle,” I think this book: I used this when I taught English at the British Council in Paris years ago and both my 7-year-old students and I absolutely […]

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