Use blanched almonds to make your own homemade almond flour for baking macarons to save money and get more consistent results.
Mimi’s best macaron recipe for making non-hollow macarons successfully for beginners at home or in a commercial kitchen. Covering proper techniques: macaronage, aging the egg whites, making the meringue, figure-8 test, resting the shells and more. Step-by-step explanations, visuals, troubleshooting guide, free template and a how-to video are provided.
Why Are Mille Crepe Cakes So Expensive? The first time I ever had a matcha mille crepe cake, I remember being surprised that each slice of cake cost between $9.50-$13.50 CND at the specialty dessert shops that sold it (which in Vancouver, isn’t many). By the looks alone, I knew it involved extra care […]
Using Real Lavender Buds for Lavender Macarons Lavender is one of my favorite flowers to use in my macarons, it has an aromatic and clean note which is very delicate. Used in the proper quantities, it can be fresh and uplifting, but moderation is key here since there can be “too much of a […]
From now on, reader questions that I receive in private will be answered here. Since I receive a lot of requests for personal help, I have decided to publish the questions and answers publicly so that others can benefit from it as well. Please take a look through these questions and the resources I […]
Note: This is part 1 of 2 recipes I shared on AM1470 with Deborah Moore on November 28th, 2017 What Pairs with Gingerbread? I’ve been planning feverishly for the holiday season since mid-November and I knew I wanted to create a new winter macaron flavour that would incorporate gingerbread spice macaron shells with some […]
Unicorn macarons are definitely good but unicorns with rainbow horns hanging onto a cupcake topped with cotton candy are GREAT! Ever since I created Tri-color Unicorn Macarons over the holidays, I’ve been thinking of new ways to incorporate this magical creature into my creations. Another project I did was the Double Unicorn Macarons which was […]
In one of my latest Instagram posts, I asked everybody what type of templates they wanted to see and I promised I would try to make some of them. Well, here is the first template I’m releasing from those requests. It’s everyone’s favorite cat – Hello Kitty. I think I’ve loved Kitty since the early […]
I’m super excited about this post! It’s the first time that I am posting a #MacaronArt recipe that comes with an accompanying video and template! Hopefully, it will provide you with a comprehensive look into the makings of macaron art. This is perhaps the longest time I’ve spent on a post. It took about two and a half […]
Admist all the holiday baking and shopping I did last month, I did not forget to pick up a small treat for myself which is the newly released Laduree Macarons book. And when I say the word “pick up”, I literally mean stalk both Amazon and Chapters online for it. I guess since it was […]