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Earl Grey Macarons

Earl Grey Macarons

I decided to revisit macarons and try the recipe again to create non-hollow macarons. Every attempt looked like a perfect macaron, except when it was cracked open, it was hollow. After a few more attempts and more reading as to why my macarons were turning out to be hollow, I hit success. They weren't hollow anymore, but I had other issues with the macaron and it was mostly due to my oven. It was browning too quickly or it would be under baked. It took a while before I got to learn about my oven in my new place, but I've got it down now.

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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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