Orange Curd Macarons

by angelika on August 6, 2012

I am a big lover of all things orange. I just love the fresh smell of citrus, in food and fragrance. Have you ever smelled the natural cleaner citra solv? I feel like I clean my house just so it can smell that nice fresh orange smell. When I first discovered lemon curd, which I’ll admit was later in life, […]


Lavender Macarons

by angelika on July 29, 2012

I made a rainbow of macarons for our rainbow party, and of all the flavors the lavender was by far my favorite. I’ve never cooked with lavender before, even though I grow it all over my yard. I went out and bought culinary lavender, not being sure what the difference was, and not wanting to […]


Cinnamon Dulce Macarons

by angelika on December 19, 2010

The Cinnamon Dulce Maracon was a little experiment of mine that turned out fabulously! After a night where Baby Girl slept fitfully, (damn teeth!), I found myself in the Starbucks drive through on my way to work, and I ordered a cinnamon dolce latte. As I drank it, and started to come to, I had the idea that […]


Pistachio Macarons with Lemon Curd

by angelika on December 5, 2010

The French Macaron is, without a doubt, my very favorite treat on the planet. I have only been to Paris a few times, but each time I have flocked back to Laduree as if I were a homing pigeon, programmed on some deep and unavoidable culinary bliss expedition. My father was in Paris a few years […]