Monthly Archives: October 2010

Pumpkin Chai Red Tea Macarons

Dedicated to Linda (survivor) and to Steve’s Mom. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Mactweets Mac Attack Challenge No. 12, please allow me to introduce Pumpkin Chai Red Tea Macarons. A good balance of East and West plus all the goodness … Continue reading

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Lavender Party

With the strange weather we have been experiencing in California, my lavender harvest extended through fall.  You won’t hear me complaining. My sincerest thanks for the warm welcome. I usually divide and replant lavender this season to make room for … Continue reading

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Matcharons: Double Green Matcha Tea Macarons

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Lavender Macarons with Fig Balsamic Jelly

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Ube {Purple Yam} Cashew Macarons with Mango Buttercream

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For Lavender Macaron {Coming Soon}

Harvesting Once the  color is bright and vivid, that is the time to start cutting. Cut the flower stems during the cool of the morning after the dew has dried. Both fresh and dried flowers and leaves are used in culinary … Continue reading

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Fig Balsamic Vinegar Reduction {Filling}

Ingredients figs, halved 1 cup balsamic vinegar pinch of salt Directions Place figs in sauce pan.  Pour over balsamic vinegar.  Add salt. Simmer until fruits soften.  Process using immersion blender. Simmer until jelly-like consistency is achieved. Lick spoon.

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