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Matcha Mousse Bombes with Ginger Marmalade Surprise

Matcha Mousse Bombes with Ginger Marmalade Surprise

I was so happy to finally get to use these hemisphere molds! I had been inspired by MasterChef Australia season 7 (or maybe brainwashed) that I went out and bought some hemisphere molds. Reynolds' desserts were so beautifully plated and presented on his season that I was rooting for him to win! He didn't win MasterChef, but he continued to pursue his food dream in desserts and opened up KOI Dessert Bar. If I do ever get a chance to visit Australia, I feel like I would love to visit his restaurant and actually see his creations in person rather than just online on his instagram.

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Ireland

Ireland

Ireland, a land full of culture and history, was a wonderful travel destination. It was refreshing to visit a country that valued and promoted the use of local produce and livestock. I admired the respect and appreciation the Irish have  for what mother Ireland provides them. Here, cows were fed grass, not corn; chickens were free-ranged and not pumped full of antibiotics; and sustainable farming practices were a commonplace rather than a luxury.

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