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Video 1: What’s inside the box?

Welcome to the first of a series of videos, where we take you behind the scenes of our Mon Dessert Macaron Making Kit to show you exactly what delights you’ll find in your kit, as well as demonstrate a step-by-step process of how to transform your ingredients into delicious macarons.   Today’s first episode introduces the flavours of the kits we have available so chocolate lovers should opt for Chocolate Noir (dark chocolate) and for those of you that prefer something a little more fruity, we recommend our Framboise Rose - that’s raspberry to you and me! On the side of each beautifully decorated tin you’ll find the list of extra ingredients that you’ll need to make these oh so...

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The Mon Dessert Halloween Special- Chocolate & Orange Pumpkin Macarons

This week we are bringing you a treat.  An extra blog post and a great idea for Halloween. Spooky Jack O'lantern macarons with chocolate orange centres.  Perfect if you are looking for ideas for a kids party for example… Macarons have never looked so spooky.   So lets get baking…   INGREDIENTS   Macaron Shells (makes approximately 30-40 macarons)          75g egg organic free range whites        90 grams ground almonds        135 grams gluten-free icing sugar (with no added flour)        50 grams caster sugar        An edible food pen in black such as HERE        Orange food colour or 5 g turmeric powder (although gives a slight taste), or an all natural colour such as HERE...

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Pamper + Macaron: My Super Exciting Collaboration with Blossom & Jasmine!!!!

Mon Dessert is really excited to be working with the wonderful Blossom & Jasmine.   Blossom & Jasmine does at-home beauty including massages, spray tans, pamper parties, waxing, make-up, facials and everything else that you could possibly need to look beautiful. Gintare Lisauskiene, who is the founder of the company has worked at Harrods and Selfridges.  She is a regular on ITV and has just secured herself a deal with Chanel.  This woman is an true inspiration to us all.  But on top of that she seriously knows how to give a mean massage too! Take a look at the cool review from one happy customer below. Any of you lucky people taking time out, to take a well deserved beauty treat...

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Desperately seeking a “real” éclair?

Not so long ago, I too was completely oblivious to the fact that éclairs are somewhat different in France. The problem is, once you cross over the pond and taste their authentic version; there is no going back. So what is this ‘je ne sais quoi’ that the French éclair has the British version hasn’t? When you visit any Pâtisserie or Boulangerie in France you bite into a chocolate éclair and you get… umm… well… chocolate. C’est quoi!? Yep… chocolate! No, not fluffy white whipped cream but chocolate crème patissiere. That is chocolate custard to you or me and it tastes amazing, trust me! Don’t get me wrong. It’s not that I don’t like cream, I mean who doesn’t? It’s...

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Create luxury macarons from the comfort of your own kitchen in just 90 minutes

It’s no secret that macarons are one of the most fashionable treats right now, so why not bring a touch of luxury into your kitchen with Mon Desserts’ bespoke Macaron Making Kit. In just 90 minutes you can make scrumptious macarons that are guaranteed to tantalise your taste buds.    Mon Dessert understands the sweet temptations of French Patisserie; each luxurious treat is beautiful to look at as well as being undeniably delicious. It’s virtually impossible to walk past a French Patisserie store without gazing in awe at the perfectly executed delights, with each one oozing passion and sophistication. But why do you always have to go to a store to experience this unique indulgence? Mon Dessert is revolutionising the art...

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