Macarons Revisited

Macarons.  Those colorful, round discs made of meringue and filled with some kind of buttercream or ganache or other…so pretty to look at, so delicious to stick in your mouth and chew, so difficult to get right the first time.  With so many techniques and what-to-do’s and what-not-to-do’s, should-I-age-my-egg-whites, should-I-let-them-rest-before-baking…It’s enough to drive the average… Continue reading Macarons Revisited

Vegan, Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes

I’ve been slowly but surely getting on the vegan/gluten-free bandwagon, and this is my latest foray into the world of vegan/gluten-free baking.  I made these cupcakes for my yoga teachers, whose one-year anniversary teaching at the studio where I practice was yesterday… I apologize for the poor quality of the image, but I promise, these… Continue reading Vegan, Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes