Thursday, August 06, 2009

The aliens, Ted!

UFO sightings chez Kuka?



Well, almost! MY creative space this week (as so often it is) was the kitchen, which was the scene of a little macaron party!

I made a couple of batches to take to a dinner which ended up being cancelled.

But... there were no complaints from my colleagues when I took a boxful into work during the week =)

These little guys, from top to bottom in the picture down there, are:
- chocolate with orange cardamom buttercream
- plain with chocolate buttercream
- plain with orange cardamom buttercream
- mint with chocmint buttercream

I've had the same chocolate recipe work beautifully before, but these ones didn't quite work out right - no feet and cracked on the top. But, geez, they are so chocolately and TASTY!

For the others I used the 'simple' recipe from Syrup and Tang.
The recipe is given more as a formula, which I really like - not just on account of the science-nerdiness - you weigh the eggwhites and adjust the other ingredients accordingly.



And they worked out pretty nicely, I think ;o)

xo

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13 comments:

  1. Wow! They worked out REALLY nicely! Great space :) K

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  2. Oh boy these look so pretty and delicious!
    Have a sweet day!
    Annamaria

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  3. Creative and yummy, can't beat that!!

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  4. They look so professional...well done.

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  5. Wow, they look so good!! Delicious!!

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  6. They look delicious and the photos are gorgeous.

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  7. Oh wow! I'm so scared of that kind of baking.

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  8. You are a culinary queen my dear. :)

    Oh! And Nettie, Carrie and I had cupcakes from Cheery Seed on the weekend - they really are fabulous! :D

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