Strawberry Vanilla French Macaron with a Fresh Raspberry Surprise!

Sometimes when you improvise you create unexpectedly delicious treats!….at least that is what I learned while making a recent batch of treats for an art gallery exhibit. Things didn’t go quite according to plan while trying to make some powdered strawberry and vanilla bean macarons. I may have accidentally ‘overheated’ and destroyed the strawberries’ flavor while drying themRead more

Salted Caramel Macarons

The famous (or should I say infamous?) Salted Caramel Macarons! What little beauties. I love how contrasting yet complimentary these sweet and salty gems are. The perfect treat!      Here is the recipe that I used for the macarons shown above:     I do have a different recipe for a Fleur de Sel Caramel Filling that is not aRead more

Oh, Macaron!

Alas, the gods did not smile on me in the beginning of my epic. My macaron adventures have been both exciting and tragic, a tale of great joy and despair, however, I do believe my days of frustration and hopelessness are over. I have begun to understand how my technique influences the final product and I celebrateRead more