The Macaron Saga – Part 4: SUCCESS (with recipe!)

I did it, guys! My holy grail, my unicorn of baking, has been captured. I¬†finally managed to make a near-perfect macaron (over 20 of them actually)! After five attempts (divided over about as many years) that ended in differing degrees of failure, I can finally say that I have baked a successful macaron – and […]

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The Macaron Saga – Part 3: In Which I Seriously Consider Giving Up Forever

That sounds rather dramatic, doesn’t it? Well, that’s because I’m feeling rather dramatic about this whole macaron making business. Back in June 2014, I tried making macarons for the first time, and it didn’t go horribly wrong, but it didn’t go right either. Then in September of 2015 I tried making them again, and my […]

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Macarons: Take Two

Those of you who follow me on Twitter may have noticed that I attempted to make French macarons again this weekend. I did so once before, in June last year, but although I did get a couple of cookies out of it (and they had the little feet!) I wasn’t completely satisfied back then. They […]

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My First Try At French Macarons

This week, I set myself the challenge of trying to make the ultimate cookie (although calling it “cookie” seems wrong): the French macaron! I’d never made these before, and I spent quite a few days researching the process and watching¬†many Youtube videos to ensure they would come out at least somewhat decent. All of the […]

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Sundays in Bed With…

Sundays in Bed With is hosted by Midnight Book Girl. I haven’t been feeling very well for the last couple of days, so I decided to alter my plans of trying to make macarons today. Probably not the best thing to do for the first time when your muscles are aching! I am planning on […]

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