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Sakura Macarons (Swiss Method)

I prepared a macaron tower for my friend’s wedding banquet over the past weekend. The three designs were inspired by floral and tea flavors and sakura was one of them. I used pickled sakura (cherry blossom) as decoration and paired it up with white chocolate ganache. This sweet and salty combination was pretty good. EC於過去週末為朋友的婚宴做了馬卡龍塔,以花及茶為題設計了三種馬卡龍口味,以鹽漬櫻花作裝飾的馬卡龍是其中一款。馬卡龍以白朱古力醬作餡料,變出甜中帶咸的組合,EC覺得味道不錯。…… Continue reading Sakura Macarons (Swiss Method)

Chinese Desserts · Cookies

Mini Chinese Walnut Cookies

There are various approaches to make Chinese walnut cookies. Different ingredients and mixing methods produce cookies with different flavors and textures. My walnut cookies evolved from the bite-sized Chinese almond cookies. They are crunchy, nutty and not overly sweet at all. The addition of chopped walnuts leads to extra texture. Once you munch on the…… Continue reading Mini Chinese Walnut Cookies

Chinese Desserts · Cookies

Chinese Almond Cookies (Bite-sized)

This all happened last year…I finally got some time to sit down (with a cup of hot coffee) and blog about my adventure. With reference to a couple of cookbooks and online resources, as well as my previous baking experience, I was able to develop the Chinese almond cookie recipe that I truly love and…… Continue reading Chinese Almond Cookies (Bite-sized)