Think of French poppies and often Claude Monet’s impressionist painting comes to mind, n’est-ce pas? Monet painted Camille and Jean strolling amongst the poppies near Argenteuil – not far from where we live. I couldn’t stop thinking about Monet’s impression of the poppy field as we took a drive to the country recently. En route, poppies [...]
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If you follow the basic recipe in “Mad about Macarons” to the letter you’ll have picture-perfect Parisian macarons every time. More macaron tips are given in the book. You’ll be the envy of all those around you. Family and friends will beg you for more, hinting their favourites. Beware, you may also just become [...]
Your friends cannot fail to be impressed. Package macarons as stylish Christmas gifts, party or wedding favours using cake boxes, bags, ribbons and bows. Jill also gives you creative tips on how to add that extra “je ne sais quoi” as if they’ve come straight out of a terribly chic Parisian pâtisserie.