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High Tea

High tea is one of my favourites things to do, and last Friday I was most definitely in for a treat. My friend and I booked ourselves a table at Pâtisserie Für Elise, where I had never been before but was excited to try. As soon as I walked through the door I knew I was in for something special. Continue reading “High Tea”

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Making Macarons – Tips and Tricks

As promised, here is my macaron tutorial, with 10 tips on making macarons a little easier. I’ll be guiding you through some of the tips and tricks to getting your macarons made right. Macarons are finicky, but once you figure out the techniques, they get a lot easier, and with some practice, you’ll be able to make beautiful macarons! Continue reading “Making Macarons – Tips and Tricks”

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Making Macarons for the First Time

On Saturday I went to a macaron baking lesson. I had never attempted macarons before, unsure I wanted to deal with the complexity I had so often been forewarned about. To my pleasure, however, the baking of macarons wasn’t so difficult as I had imagined! They were finicky, to be sure, and I wouldn’t have wanted to attempt them for the first time alone, with no idea of what I was doing, but being instructed on the technique made these delicate little treats perfectly reasonable. Continue reading “Making Macarons for the First Time”