I think I love your job too. ;)
WOW. Those look good. I wish I lived closer/that cake was an easier thing to mail. And the finishes/new starts pic looks pretty delicious too.And I am seriously impressed by the organization of your threads.
So glad to know that I'm not the only one who loves your job...those look fabulous!
Your macaron are gorgeous! I made them on the long weekend with a friend and they were a total disaster. Cracks everywhere! I've never had that happen, but I think it was the rain and the fact that the eggs were really fresh. What method do you use? I've always used Italian meringue but I've seen recipes that use French. And one more question - do you have a good white chocolate ganache? Most Pierre Herme recipes use valrhona's white chocolate, which I can't afford or get easily here. It's way thicker melted than Lindt or callebaut so his recipes don't sub well. Oh man, babbling pastry geek here!
oh I want to learn to make macarons!! LOVE them!
Did you go to Seattle Yarn? :) I need to go buy some perle cotton soon. P.S. I am in awe of your baking wonders! I'm not sure I could manage making a macaron, but I can definitely eat one. ;)
Oh, everything is gorgeous, but those macarons, wow! I love to bake and got a book on macarons for christmas but still haven't taken the plunge. I've always wondered about your pastry chef description in your bio, so glad you finally addressed it!
these pretty cookies are part of your job?! you are one lucky girl!!! sorting is always so satisfying isn't it?
Looks like some fun projects - I love all the new floss soooo fun to organize!-Kim
Those macaroons are so beautiful! Hope you had a fun camping trip - we just got back from one of our own yesterday :)
i used to have an insane collection of embroidery floss, all sorted and labeled and awesome. for friendship bracelets, back in elementary school! i should really try and find it, i'm sure it's in a box at my parents' house someplace. anyways... loving yours! have fun sorting :D
Wow that is a lot of floss! you must have bought enough to last you a year surely? Looks like some interesting projects there. I'll be watching out for updates.Those macaroons look yummy!! =D
Ooh, look at that cute little pile of floss (yes, my collection might be fairly large, but cross stitch used to be my main hobby).I love your job too. I love baking, do a lot of it and make all my work mates eat it. I can't tell you how many times I've been told I should do it for my job. Tempting. But retraining.... (I have no delusions that I wouldn't need the full training). So I'll stick to it as a hobby. But good to know someone to come to for tips :)
I've never had macaroons!! Is that a tragedy?! Should you send me a recipe ;)They look delicious!The projects look great too and nice thread organising! x
those macaroons look fantastic and like Lucy have never had them!!! how sad! just wanted to say thanks for you tutorial on hand piecing the petals for the retro flower qal thingy. I do a lot of english paper piecing and sometimes my machine and I don't agree with curved piecing so last night I tried out your instructions and got on great. I will machine piece the petals together but the curves turned out great by hand! awesome x