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Hollow vs Full Macarons

Do you struggle with hollow macarons? Is your greatest desire to see them come out of the oven, perfectly full and fluffy? I have advice for you.

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Vegan Italian Macarons with Aquafaba

Your complete guide to making vegan, eggless Italian macarons with aquafaba. Perfect for those avoiding animal products or who have an egg allergy.

A dark chocolate trunk and branches, and delicate pink shredded coconut leaves hanging from them.

Weeping Willow Cake Topper Tutorial

This weeping willow cake topper is one of my favourite projects to date. It took ages and it was labor intensive, but it was totally worth it in the end.

Wooden box filled with beer themed cookies

No Chill, No Spread, Vegan, Gluten-Free Rolled Sugar Cookies

Gluten-free, vegan sugar cookies that taste like sugar cookies. No chilling and no spreading. Perfect for decorating.

Wooden box filled with beer themed cookies

Whew! That’s quite a mouthful of a title! But guys, this recipe is like the holy grail of “safe” sugar cookie recipes. No eggs. No milk. No wheat. No nuts or peanuts. Easily made soy-free. Use a different flour blend if you have issues with legumes or potatoes. And no chilling the dough, because who has time for that? We just want cookies! Take me to the recipe!

A shiny stainless steel fork scraping across a nonstick pan, leaving track marks and peeled off teflon in its wake.

Three Common Kitchen Mistakes

I’m in a lot of cooking groups on social media. A lot.

I see hundreds of posts a day by people ranging from professional chefs to culinary toddlers on my newsfeeds. There are a multitude of brilliant things that come from them, and I can and do learn something from every single photo, video, and description that slides across my screen (yes, even from the toddlers!). There are also a lot of things I see that I wish I wouldn’t see – or hear – ever again. But I do. Over, and over, and over again.