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

Lemon Curd Pavlova

Roopa Last week I made these red velvet cupcakes for a coworker’s birthday. I made a big sign and put the cupcakes out…and then found out it was actually my CEO’s birthday. Oops. I tried to amend the sign for inclusion purposes, but he was very clearly an afterthought. After nicely calling me out at our … More Lemon Curd Pavlova

Watercolour Cake

Roopa Ever since the Sweetapolita Bakebook came out, I’ve wanted to make this watercolour cake. A bunch of my friends are in town for an Easter weekend volleyball tournament, so I thought it would be an opportune time to try it out! This was my first time covering a cake with fondant, and while things … More Watercolour Cake