Asna Khan

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French Macarons

 I believe that when you get interested in something you suddenly start noticing it everywhere. Atleast this is what always hapens with me. I dont exactly remember where I saw the macarons first but these baeutiful cookies kept showing up everywhere, from magazines to pinterest. Our local cupcake store started selling these a couple of months back. I love photography, Food photography and portraits. So its hard not to want to photograph macarons:)

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I am not sure if I would have tried to bake the macarons so soon if my daughters did not push me to do so. I love baking with my kiddos. we enjoy the process, the mess, the lovely smell and the baked goods and then I always keep a few cookies or a slice of cake to photograph later, always. I cant think of any other thing that can be so pretty and tasty and requires such few ingredients. and the colors!! who can resist the stunning colors of macarons anyways?

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While it was so tempting to try chocolate ganache or some other jam but this time I went with plain butter cream frosting. Like Marie said, I have to make a few more batches before I go fancy on the fillings.

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Things that I had trouble withfirstly it's very hard to wait for a perfect day when you are eager to bake something. Secondly it was a bit hard to keep the batter just the right consistancy and mix it just enough and too much. Mine did run a little thin, so it was a little hard to keep the macarons same sized.

I was very happy with the results, i didnt think I could actually bake my first batch of macarons and they will actually look and taste like macarons:).

Thanks Marie you were a great teacher!!:)

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