Category Archives: Gluten-free

Florentines

I seem to have never-ending stash of nuts and dried fruits (not that I’m complaining). They usually end up in my homemade granola. On this particular day, I felt like I deserved something more treat-worthy, and so I turned to … Continue reading

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Dark chocolate and pimenton macaron

Bet you took a double take when you saw the title. I wasn’t kidding about the pimenton in the macaron. It began on a gloomy and grey day that made me start to dream of chilli chocolate. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Red velvet macarons

We went through a bout of rain and that has hold off my macaron-making for much longer time than I would have liked. You know how much macarons can be so sensitive to the humidity that comes along with the … Continue reading

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Lavender macarons

I’m one of those ‘safe’ macaron flavours person; if I begin to pick macarons out at a shop, I would naturally gravitate towards certain flavours like salted caramel, hazelnut praline, vanilla and  dark chocolate. My chosen box of macarons would be … Continue reading

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Chocolate mendiants: How to temper chocolate

Even though chocolate mendiants are reminiscent of Christmas, I don’t see why we can’t indulge on them throughout the year. Mendiants translates to “beggar” in the French language. However, there is nothing meager or impoverished about these chocolate discs  studded … Continue reading

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