Tag Archives: meringue

mac and cheese (minus the cheese)

Yes that is a misleading title. I just needed a pretext to talk about some macarons I made, and the above seems good enough. Little known fact about me: I’ve never had mac and cheese. I will though. Tomorrow. But I … Continue reading

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meringue

The story isn’t new: girl decides to make custard, girl is left with lots of egg whites, girl doesn’t know what to do with them, girl trawls the internet in search of a good recipe, girl ends up making the … Continue reading

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meringue challenges

So, it’s that time of the month again. Daring Bakers day. Word of warning – this is a long post. If you are not a fan of my ramblings I suggest you scroll down for the recipe and pictures, or … Continue reading

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marzipan ice cream

So I did it. I finally did it. I made my own dessert from scratch. Rather I assembled my own flavour composition from scratch. That’s right. All the recipes for the individual components were borrowed from other people, but the … Continue reading

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fresh fraisiers with gooseberries

As last month’s Daring Bakers challenge was a) awesome and b) fun to make, I was a bit worried that this month’s might not measure up in terms of tastynessnessness. When I finally read what the challenge was, I could … Continue reading

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baker’s block

It’s been quite hot in London, lately. Actually, that’s a lie. The weather doesn’t seem to be able to make its mind up, which is at the same time annoying and — umm, just annoying. Like the weather,  I (ha … Continue reading

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maple everything

A couple of months ago I decided to join Daring Bakers. My friend Nancy had joined them and I was growing a bit envious of all the stuff she was getting to make, and of the ideas it gives you … Continue reading

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french macarons with elderflower buttercream

So I tried to make macarons a second time. I wanted to see how I did using the french method. Yesterday I got some ground almonds, some icing sugar, eggs, and so on; and then decided – okay, this is … Continue reading

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macarons – at last!

I’ve struggled with macarons for a while – reading about them online I found the subject a bit daunting, and to be honest the previous times I tried to make them were quite disappointing (and not worth posting about). I … Continue reading

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