The last few weeks have been busy to say the least and the first thing that has slipped is me time. Time to just do nothing other than what I fancy. Whenever this happens to me I find I have a desperate need to do something that I actually wouldn’t normally choose to do in my spare time and currently, I’m missing cooking. Specifically, I want to cook these…
Image taken from Stylist.co.uk
I used to think I didn’t like macaroons (a seed planted by tasting a bitter horsechesnut one at an event several years ago,) but I can’t get over the pretty look of them. I’ve heard they’re hard to make and it’s not putting me off. Then I tasted some more last weekend on Portobello Road and realised I do like them. The bottom line is, since seeing this recipe, all I have wanted to do is make them and this weekend that’s exactly what I’ll be doing.
You can find the full recipe here…
I’m aware they’re probably going to take a bit of time… pesky two step recipes where you’ve just cleaned the kitchen then have to start over with a filling aren’t usually my thing, but sometimes you just need to immerse yourself in a recipe. This one is actually taken from Marian Keyes new book, Saved by Cake: Over 80 ways to bake yourself happy - a collection of recipes that she cooked whilst battling depression. I’m thinking this one is definitely going to make me happy this weekend.
Might make a good last minute Mother’s Day present?