Roopa Scones are nice to make when I’m low on time, as they’re pretty simple and don’t involve any obscure ingredients, so I usually have everything on hand. This is the recipe from the Duchess bakery in Edmonton, but it’s a keeper so I always come back to it.
Alana A few weeks ago I went a little bit scone-crazy. Mike and I made a day-trip to Jasper to go skiing at Marmot Basin. For those of you who are not familiar with Edmonton and Jasper, it is about a 4 hour drive between the two. Day trips are therefore totally doable, but you … More Scones, of Many Varieties
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
Alana For Christmas Katherine and I both pitched to get Theresa the Duchess Bake Shop Cookbook. If you’re unfamiliar with Duchess you’re missing out on life. It’s a local Edmonton patisserie that has receive some pretty significant recognition. It was featured in Buzzfeed’s article “23 Bakeries Around The World You Need To Eat At Before You … More Macaron Gatueax Printemps