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Macarons with passionfruit-chocolate ganache

It’s been a while since I have posted any macarons. Well, any macarons that I have made. If you followed me on Twitter or Instagram this past summer, you’ll have seen many, many macarons in classes I assisted at over at La Cuisine Paris. Or gawked at on one of my many food walks throughout […]

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Mactweets go to France

This month’s Mactweets theme is vacation macarons. So since I am leaving today for nearly 7 weeks in France, I felt it my duty to make “macarons bleu, blanc et rouge” in homage to the French flag!  And, whilst I am not technically on vacation in Paris (I’ll be doing some recipe development, teaching some […]

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Macarons: Just like a box of chocolates

Adventures in macarons…  I swear, these will be the death of me. Each time I make them, they turn out differently. As I try to stress to my students, making macarons is all about practice… And whilst I am starting to understand a little more how they work, and there is a certain appeal in […]

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Why do my macarons have hollow shells? A work in progress.

Right so I mentioned in Monday’s post about the Italian meringue method for macarons that I had been having issue with my French meringue macarons recently. Oh they look fine. They look gorgeous even – shiny smooth tops and delicate feet. Like these that I brought to my students at Le Dolci a few weeks […]

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Zumbarons. And eating my words.

I’m all about keeping it real on this blog, as those of you who read regularly will know. I have no problem posting dishes that don’t quite work out as they are supposed to or posting complete failures because one of my own pet peeves as a blog reader is blogs where people post about […]

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