Macarons 2

Roopa Now that I’m on a macaron making mission, there will likely be a few macaron posts on here. I had some ideas of things to improve from last time (and a lot of excess ganache) so round 2 happened. I fixated on all the imperfections in the last post, but I neglected to mention … More Macarons 2

Macarons

Roopa As per usual, I prematurely volunteered myself to bake for a work event and didn’t plan well or leave myself much time. It was a high tea, and after waffling between several options I decided on madeleines. I considered macarons, but I felt a bit nervous making them without having tested them in my … More Macarons

Gingerbread House

Alana I got gingerbread house cookie cutters for Christmas a few years ago, and had yet to make a gingerbread house from scratch! I was already making some gingerbread cookies for a cookie exchange, so I doubled my recipe and cut out pieces for my gingerbread house. Because I used my usual recipe and not … More Gingerbread House

Macaron Class

Team Shambles Team Shambles went to pastry school again!!! As a Christmas activity while we were both in Edmonton (because Alana is the bestest friend ever), we went to a Macaron course at the Duchess teaching kitchen! Making a good macaron involves a lot of technique, so it was nice to get some actual instruction. … More Macaron Class

Gingerbread Cookies

Roopa It’s Christmas! Which means it’s baking time!!! Owing to work and vacation time and what not, I’m actually in Vancouver for Christmas rather than in Edmonton with my family. One of my coworkers took pity on me and adopted me for Christmas dinner! Naturally, I brought over dessert. I was considering shortbread cookies and … More Gingerbread Cookies