How to use Olive Oil for Eating

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Olive oil is one of the most commonly used oils for eating. It is the foundation of my different recipes. Extra virgin olive oil is best used for salads and pesto. If you want to be tasting olive oil, use extra virgin olive oil. If you don’t care about the flavor, you can use regular olive oil for cooking vegetables/meat, etc.

What are some recipe ideas for using olive oil?

How to use olive oil with bread?

Use a small plate and pour 3-4 tbsp of olive oil on it. Add a bit of balsamic reduction on top of the oil. It should be about 1/3 balsamic reduction to olive oil ratio. Dip focaccia bread into the olive oil and balsamic reduction. Toast the bread just a bit before serving.

What type of breads are best for dipping in olive oil?

  • Focaccia bread
  • French bread
  • Baguette
  • Ciabatta

How to use olive oil for salad dressings?

Making salad dressing is simple to do when using extra virgin olive oil as your base.

  • Always air on the side of caution when adding vinegar to your salad dressing. Add it sparingly, otherwise it will be too powerful and will not taste sweet. It will be a more bitter, harsh flavor
  • Olive oil to Vinegar ratio is 3:1
  • Use red wine vinegar, white wine vinegar, or balsamic vinegar as your vinegar for your dressing
  • Add a few drops of lemon juice if desired
  • Pinch salt and pepper to taste
  • Other possible additions and combinations to try out: Dijon mustard, minced garlic, honey

What else can you make with olive oil?

Focaccia bread is made with infusing herbs into olive oil over heat. The smell of the infused oil will fill your kitchen. A small portion of the olive oil is then used within the bread dough. After the dough is done rising, the oil is used to oil the pan. The dough is then placed into the pan, dimpled with your fingers. After, the rest of the herb infused olive oil is placed on top of the dough. The oil will cover the dough completely, then it will bake and infuse into the dough. The dough will come out dry, with no remaining oil on top. The oil gives focaccia bread a moist, fresh, light bread texture that is perfect for dipping into more olive oil and balsamic reduction.

herb focaccia bread

Easy Herb Focaccia Bread Recipe

How to make focaccia bread with olive oil infused with herbs at home in only 2 hours.
Prep Time25 minutes
Active Time20 minutes
Rising Time1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time2 hours 5 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword: bread, focaccia bread
Yield: 10 slices


  • Oven
  • Saucepan
  • 13" x 9" Pan


  • 1/2 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp thyme dried
  • 1 tsp rosemary dried
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup warm water (100-110 degrees F)
  • 2 1/4 tsp instant yeast
  • 1/4 tsp honey
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pinch finishing salt optional


  • In a small saucepan on low heat combine olive oil, garlic, thyme, rosemary and pepper. Cook for 5-10 min until fragrant stirring occasionally.
  • In a large glass bowl combine warm water, yeast, and honey. Let sit for 5 min until frothy.
  • Add the flour, salt and ¼ cup of the herb olive oil to the yeast mixture. Mix only until just combined and knead only 10-15 times. Don’t overwork the dough.
  • Cover the bowl with a towel and let sit for 1 hour to rise.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Pour 2 tbsp of the herbed oil into a 9×13’’ pan. Use a paper towel to spread the oil to the entire bottom of the pan, and into the corners. Transfer the risen dough to the baking pan and use your fingers to dimple the dough all over. Pour the remaining oil over the dough. Spread the oil all over using the back of a spoon. 
  • Let rise for 20 min.
  • Add a sprinkle of finishing salt if desired.
  • Bake focaccia bread for 15-20 min. Let cool on a wire rack. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container. Place the container in the fridge to make it last longer. Best served the day of or use within 2 days.
herb focaccia bread

How to Make Your Own Chocolate Ice Cream at Home

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Chocolate ice cream has a rich and creamy chocolate flavor. Chocolate ice cream is made by making a custard base by tempering eggs, giving it an extra thick base for the ice cream.

To make your own ice cream, you’ll need your own ice cream maker

chocolate ice cream at home

What are the parts of an ice cream maker

The mixing paddle sits in the center of the appliance. 

The base of the ice cream maker is the electrical portion that turns the bowl and has the on/off controls.

The bowl of the ice cream maker is made with a special liquid inside the bowl walls. The liquid is able to freeze when put into the freezer. The whole bowl should be frozen solid after about 24 hours.

How does the ice cream maker work

The ice cream maker freezes your ice cream slowly by creating small ice crystals with your mixture. The mixture comes in contact with the walls of the frozen bowl, making the mixture drop in temperature until it freezes into the ice crystals.

After about 20-25 minutes the ice cream maker creates “soft serve”.

How long to freeze the ice cream after it’s done churning

Overnight is easiest, but give it at least 6 hours to freeze completely.

Thaw for 10 minutes at room temperature when you’re ready to eat your ice cream.

How to temper eggs for making ice cream

  1. Separate eggs into egg yolks and egg whites. You only need the egg yolks.
  2. Select a large bowl for the egg yolks to be in. Add sugar.
  3. Using a whisk, mix the eggs yolks and sugar together
  4. Using your hot cream, slowly add 1-2 tbsp of hot cream to the bowl with the egg yolks and sugar.
  5. Quickly whisk the hot cream and egg mixture.
  6. Slowly add 1-2 tbsp of your hot cream mixture at a time to your egg mixture until it’s fully combined. Go VERY slow. This is not a rush, it takes time. The more quickly you go, the risk of cooking the eggs which will ruin your ice cream. No one wants cooked eggs in their ice cream!
  7. Add the egg/cream mixture back to the saucepan and continue cooking over low-medium heat until it thickens and coats the back of the spoon.
how to make chocolate ice cream

How to make Chocolate Ice Cream

how to make chocolate ice cream at home using an ice cream maker
Prep Time15 minutes
Active Time25 minutes
Refrigerator/Freezer Time9 hours
Total Time9 hours 40 minutes
Course: Dessert
Keyword: ice cream
Yield: 10 servings


  • Ice Cream Maker
  • Thermometer


  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 cups half and half
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Measure out and add heavy cream and half and half to a saucepan on medium heat.
  • Add cocoa powder and whisk together until smooth and at a low simmer.
  • Place your egg yolks to a large bowl. Add sugar.Using a whisk, mix the eggs yolks and sugar together.
  • Using your hot cream, slowly add 1-2 tbsp of hot cream to the bowl with the egg yolks and sugar. Quickly whisk the hot cream and egg mixture. Slowly add 1-2 tbsp of your hot cream mixture at a time to your egg mixture until it's fully combined.
  • Add the egg/cream mixture back to the saucepan and continue cooking over low-medium heat until it thickens and coats the back of the spoon. Cook until it reaches 175 degrees F.
  • Let the mixture come to room temperature. Mix in vanilla extract.
  • Refrigerate for 6 hours.
  • Retrieve your ice cream maker bowl from the freezer (needs to be frozen for 24 hours). Place bowl into your ice cream maker and add mixer and lid. Turn on your ice cream maker. Pour ice cream into the maker. Churn for 20-25 min. Freeze for 3 hours before serving.
chocolate ice cream with caramel and oreo crumbs

How Do You Make Coconut Ice Cream

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Coconut ice cream is just about as rich and creamy as regular ice cream. Usually regular ice cream is made by tempering egg yolks, heavy cream and half and half.

Coconut milk ice cream doesn’t require any of that. It’s just as tasty and rich, with much less work.

When making coconut milk ice cream, you can pretty much add any extra flavoring you like:

  • lavender buds (cooking with coconut milk, then strain afterwards. Add food coloring if desired)
  • earl grey tea (steep for 3-4 min)
  • rose petals (cooking with coconut milk, then strain afterwards. Add food coloring if desired)
  • basil (cooking with coconut milk, then blend in a food processor afterwards. Add food coloring if desired)
  • espresso (add coffee into the coconut cream mixture when heating + 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extra when cooling to room temperature)
  • vanilla (add vanilla extract into the coconut cream mixture when it’s cooling at room temperature, before refrigerating)
  • raspberry/blackberry (add berries at the end, when the ice cream mixture is churning in the ice cream maker, or blend berries with coconut cream in a food processor)
  • chocolate (add 1/4 cup cocoa powder per 1 coconut milk can + 1/4 cup sugar/honey + 1 tsp vanilla extract)
  • caramel (add caramel when it’s churning to marble the caramel throughout the ice cream)
  • mint chocolate chip (2 tsp peppermint extract + 1/2 cup honey + 1 tsp vanilla extract [when cooling], add 3 ounces of shaved [use a potato peeler] dark chocolate when it’s churning the ice cream)
lavender earl grey vanilla ice cream

Does coconut milk taste coconuty

  • When you’re adding flavors to it – no. The flavor you’re adding to it will overpower the coconut taste. If you’re not adding any flavors, yes it will taste like coconut. But it’s a fairly neutral flavor that will not be too strong of a flavor

Is coconut milk ice cream dairy free

  • yes and it’s vegan!

What type of coconut milk should I use for ice cream

  • Use full fat coconut milk so it’s rich and creamy texture and smoothness comes through

What types of sweetener can you use with coconut milk ice cream

  • honey
  • sugar
  • maple syrup

How to make coconut ice cream

  1. Freeze ice cream bowl for minimum 24 hours
  2. Measure out your coconut milk (usually 1 or 2 cans) and add it to your medium saucepan over low-medium heat.
  3. Add sugar/sweetner to your coconut milk.
  4. Add tea/lavender/herbs/coffee to mixture. Cook on medium heat until mixture coats the back of a spoon (8-10 min).
  5. Remove from heat. Add extracts once your mixture has started to cool down.
  6. Add berries and puree with food processor (be careful not to keep it closed in due to the steam).
  7. Chill the mixture for minimum 6 hours.
  8. Churn the mixture in your ice cream maker for 15-20 min. (Add berries/caramel towards the end of the churning process)
  9. Freeze mixture for 3-12 hours before serving in an airtight container.
  10. Thaw for 10 min at room temperature before serving.
vegan espresso ice cream
Vegan Coconut Milk Espresso Ice Cream

White Quartz Countertops with Grey Veins

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Selecting a white quartz countertop with grey veins is a difficult choice for your home renovation. There are countless types of white, cream,  or ivory quartz countertops. 

It’s best to go with something not super white as it can be hard on the eyes, depending on the color of your cabinets and floors. Picking a more neutral cream or ivory is more soft and eye catching than a pure white quartz countertop.

Marbling throughout your countertop can be too busy of a pattern for some. It can be hard to look at, even distracting for some it’s too overwhelming of a pattern.

blanco silgranit sink

Montauk is a white quartz countertop with grey veins throughout the pattern. It’s a soft white with light grey veins, giving just a hint of a pattern. Montauk will go with many different cabinet colors: white, dark brown, black, etc. It’s higher end than your average quartz countertop. 

Montauk is made by Hanstone Quartz. Their countertops are of premium quality.

  • Heat resistant
  • Stain and scratch resistant
  • Strong and sturdy
  • Sustainable sources

How to care for your white quartz countertop?

  • Wash with soap and water daily
  • Use a soft cloth

What do you do if your white quartz countertops stain?

  • Immediately wash thoroughly with soap and water
  • Try visiting Hanstone’s recommendations for your specific stain if it won’t come off with soap and water

Why choose quartz for your countertop?

  • Strongest component of natural granite
  • Quartz crystals create a very hard surface which will resist scratches and stains
  • Non-porous surface – resists bacteria growth

How long does it take to template a countertop?

  •  The person will come to your house to take all the measurements in about an hour. 

You will have to decide many finishing touches for your countertops during the visit:

  • Edging finishes – round, textured
  • Length of overhang for a breakfast bar
  • Length of the side overhang for your bathroom counters
  • Height of the backsplash for your bathroom if you’re getting side paneling quartz

How long until the quartz countertops will be made?

  • It will take about ~ 3 weeks after the measurements are taken
  • Installation is usually over a couple of hours – depending on how many seams there are

White quartz countertops pros and cons


  • Clean lines
  • Goes with many different colors and styles of cabinetry
  • Bright – lighting will illuminate the countertop well and give it a picturesque look
  • Modern look


  • Risk of staining – blueberries, red wine, tomato sauce, etc.
  • Expensive
  • Cannot handle hot pans directly put on it – need to put them on a cutting board just in case
  • Risk of chipping
  • Metal pots/bowls can make marks on the countertop

White quartz countertops are the newest trend in modern kitchens. The white on white clean look is beautiful. You will have to take care of your countertops, it’s not a set it and forget it. Clean up messes and spills right away with soap and water. Taking care of your new kitchen will all be worth it after years of use. 

white quartz countertops with grey veins

Sweet Basil uses in Cooking

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Sweet basil is very useful to add a punch of flavor in your cooking. It’s one of the most fragrant, strong herbs you can add to a dish.

how to use basil in pasta dishes

What are some appetizers you could use sweet basil for?

Roasted Cherry Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

How to make roasted tomato bruschetta with fresh basil, restaurant style
Prep Time30 minutes
Active Time22 minutes
Total Time52 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: appetizer, bread, bruschetta
Yield: 2 people


  • 1 pkg cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil cut into strips
  • 1/2 baguette sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil for brushing bread
  • 1 garlic clove cut in half
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated


  • Place cherry tomatoes into a small bowl and drizzle olive oil on top. Add salt and pepper. Mix gently with a spoon until all the tomatoes are covered in oil.
  • On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, place tomatoes evenly dispersed on the pan.
  • Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 min.
  • While the tomatoes are baking, slice half of the baguette. Brush each piece of baguette with olive oil on one side.
  • Once the tomatoes are finished baking, preheat the oven to broil on high.
  • Broil the bread for 1-2 min, watch carefully. Only toast them until your desired doneness.
  • Place the tomatoes into a small bowl and add fresh cut basil. Mix them together with a spoon.
  • After the bread has finished toasting, rub each piece of bread with the cut side of the garlic. This gives it just a hint of garlic flavor, without being overpowering.
  • Add tomato mixture onto the bread pieces.
  • Top with freshly grated parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.


homemade bruschetta

Prosciutto Appetizer with Apples

Flavor packed appetizer served on a sliced baguette
Prep Time30 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: appetizer, bread
Yield: 10 people


  • 100 grams prosciutto separated into long 6 cm pieces x 1 cm width
  • 2 tbsp fig jam
  • 10 leaves basil fresh
  • 1/2 apple thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp balsamic reduction
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 baguette sliced


  • Slice baguette into rounds that are ~1 cm thick
  • Brush baguette slices with olive oil
  • Toast baguette slices for 2 min on broil high in the oven
  • Remove baguette slices from the oven and set on a serving plate
  • Using a knife, apply a bit of fig jam to each of the baguette slices
  • Place 1 basil leaf on top of each of the baguette slices
  • Cut the apple in half. Cut the halves in half. Remove the seeds/center bits. Slice the apple thinly so they fit nicely on the baguette slices.
  • Place the prosciutto on top of the apple slices
  • Top with a bit of balsamic reduction


prosciutto appetizer with fig jam

What are some pizza recipe ideas to use sweet basil with?

What are some pasta recipe ideas to use sweet basil with?

Sweet basil has many uses in cooking, from appetizers to pizza and pasta, you’ll never run out of ideas to use it with! With it’s strong flavor, it spices up recipes with it’s aromatic fragrance.

sweet basil how to use in pasta recipe ideas

How to Use Basil in Pasta

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Basil is used in pasta at the very end of making a pasta dish. Only the basil leaves are used in pasta. Cut off the stems and then place only the leaves into your dish.

how to use basil in pasta

When to put Basil into your Pasta Dish

Remove your pan from heat with your freshly made pasta sauce.

Add the basil and mix into the pasta.

Mix until it’s all wilted and shrunken in size.

This is when it will be releasing it’s flavors into the pasta.

The heat will penetrate the basil leaves and infuse it’s flavor into the pasta. Pasta is able to absorb flavors very well. 

sweet basil how to use in pasta recipe ideas

How to use Basil in Pesto for Pasta dishes

Basil can also be used to make fresh pesto. The fresh pesto can be used as a sauce for pasta.

Add in your vegetables – peppers and tomatoes for a delicious dinner idea.

Creamy pesto sauce is also an option for pasta.

To create a creamy pesto sauce begin by making a roux – ¼ cup butter + ¼ cup flour. Add 1 1/2 cups milk.

Mix together and add 2 tbsp pesto. Thicken with ⅓ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese. 

Why is basil a great addition to pasta

Basil has a strong sweet smelling flavor.

The moment your hands touch it, the flavor is on your hands, that’s how strong it is.

By adding this sweet plant to your pasta, it balances out the flavors of garlic and tomatoes.

It adds a freshness to the pasta and makes it feel like a light dish because it tastes refreshing.

Fresh basil is a delicious herb addition to your favorite pasta dish.

how to use basil in pasta dishes

Thai Basil Plant Uses

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Thai basil is a bit of a spicy herb that is mainly used in Thai, Vietnamese, Lao, and Cambodian cooking. If you’ve ever been to Southeast Asia, you’ll probably have eaten this herb in the local dishes they serve there. It’s a staple they use to create Thai red and green curries. Thai basil is usually served alongside Pho as a condiment, adding a bit of a licorice flavoring to the dish to season it how you like it.

thai basil plant uses and recipes

Thai basil leaves add a hint of spice to Vietnamese rice paper wraps. Make your own wraps at home by adding fresh herbs, noodles, and shrimp. Dip them in hoisin sauce or red Thai chili sauce.

Vietnamese pork lettuce wraps are not for everyone. They are filled with a red serrano chili sauce making it extra spicy! If you’re up for a hot food adventure try using your Thai basil in the lettuce wraps for a spicy culinary experience.  

Thinly sliced Thai basil can be added to many asian salads. Try making this Thai salad with peanut ginger dressing. This tasty Thai salad is filled with cabbage, carrots, peppers, and fresh herbs. Topped with roasted peanuts it will keep you full and satisfied. 

thai basil asian sald

Thai basil resists high heat more than sweet basil does. When added to stir fry’s it adds an aroma of spiciness to the dish. Try making spicy Thai basil chicken pad krapow gai served over rice.

basil plant growing

Thai basil is much more spicy and resists heat more than sweet basil. It’s a great addition to salads, lettuce wraps, stir fry’s, and rice paper wraps.  

What is the Correct Macaron Tip Size to Use

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The size of a macaron tip you want to use is a ½” tip.

How to use the tip to pipe macarons?

  1. Place the ½” tip into a large piping bag. Feed it down the bag until it’s at the end. 
  2. Make a mark on the bag where you should be cutting. This will be in the middle of the metal tip. 
  3. Put the tip a bit further back into the bag so you can easily cut it.
  4. Cut the bag. 
  5. Put the tip back to its proper area at the end of the bag. 
  6. Twist the bag and fold the tip under. 
  7. Then place the bag into a glass so it’s ready for you to put the macaron batter in. By twisting the bag, the batter doesn’t fall through the bag as you’re trying to add the batter to it. 
  8. Once you have the batter all in the bag, twist the top of the bag to close it. 
  9. Lift the bag up and out of the glass.
  10. Use your fingers to gently press the bag and pipe the macarons.
  11. Let the macarons dry for 30 min. Bake the macarons for the required time in your recipe.
pink macarons

How to Color Macarons

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Macarons are colored by using food coloring, tea, coffee, lavender, roses, or cookie crumbs to color them.

What kind of food coloring do you use to color macarons

*Do not use any water based food coloring as that will interfere. This is due to the macarons having a very specific liquid to dry ingredient ratio. By adding liquid to the macaronage this will throw off the recipe unfortunately making the macarons not turn out.

How to use gel food coloring to color macarons

  • Use a toothpick to obtain a small amount of food colouring
  • Add food colouring to your initial egg whites
  • Add in your almond flour and icing sugar
  • Mix together until combined into a dark colour

 How to use powdered food colouring to color macarons

  • Measure 1/4 teaspoon powdered food colouring
  • And food colouring to egg whites
  • Mix with almond flour and icing sugar until fully combined

How to use coffee, Oreo crumbs or cocoa powder in macarons for adding color and flavour to your macaron shells

  • Add anywhere from ¼ tsp to 4 tsp of cocoa powder or coffee grounds to your egg whites
  • Mix with almond flour and icing sugar until fully combined
coffee macaron
coffee macaron

How to use tea in macarons

  • Place the tea leaves in a mortar and pestle
  • Grind up the tea – not too much that it forms a powder. You still want to be able to see the tea leaves, but not for them to be in large pieces
  • Place the tea into the egg whites. Mix the leaves with the almond flour and icing sugar until fully combined

What other foods can you use to color macaron shells

  • Rose petals
  • Basil leaves
  • Rosemary

When can you add sprinkles or a dusting of coffee or Oreo crumbs to the shells

  • Add these items once you’ve piped out your macarons, do not wait to add these decorations. As soon as you’ve piped them, add the decorations. Then let them dry before putting them in the oven. 
macaron before baking

What can you use to decorate the macaron shell other than coloring after they’re done baking

  • White/milk/dark chocolate streaks across the shell
  • Dipped in chocolate
  • Dipped in caramel
  • Dipped in chocolate and nuts
  • Chocolate streaks and then a dusting of sprinkles
  • Chocolate and pistachios

How can you use paint to color macarons

Use a powdered food color, for example – gold dust. Add a pinch of it to a tiny bowl. Add a couple drops of a light extract where the flavor will not interfere too much with the macaron. Almond extract is my go to. Next, use a food safe paint brush to paint onto the macaron. Let it dry for 30 min before adding any filling to it.

unicorn macarons

Are there markers you can use on a macaron?

Use an edible marker to draw on the macaron shell to create your own designs.

polar bear macaron
How to Guides

You can personalize your macarons by adding text for the person you’re making them for!

“Happy Birthday Abby!”

You can also paint faces of animals on macarons like our Bear Macarons or Unicorn Macarons.

Coloring macarons is fun to do when you have the right tools to do so. Add food coloring by using gel or powder food coloring, tea, coffee, cocoa, Oreo crumbs, or rose petals to the egg whites. Then add the icing sugar and almond flour and mix until the color has fully integrated into the macaron batter. To add color after the shells have cooled, you can add chocolate or caramel in streaks across the shells. Or, dip your macarons and add nuts, pistachios or sprinkles for an added touch of color.

pink macaron-with dark chocolate ganache filling
pink macaron with dark chocolate ganache filling

How to get Bright Colored Macarons

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Making bright colored macarons is easy to do with selecting the right type of food coloring. 

What type of food coloring to use for bright colored macarons?

  • Gel food coloring
  • Powdered food coloring
pink macarons

How to use gel food coloring for bright colored macarons?

  • Use a toothpick to obtain a small amount of coloring
  • Add the coloring to your bowl of egg whites
  • Mix the color with the almond flour, icing sugar and egg whites until fully combined

How to use powdered food coloring for bright colored macarons?

  • Measure out ¼ tsp of powdered food coloring
  • Add the powdered food coloring to the egg whites and mix together
  • Add the almond flour and icing sugar and mix until it’s fully combined

You cannot use water based food coloring when making macarons. The liquid interferes with the macarons ratio of dry and liquid ingredients you have measured out. Everything you have weighed, measured, sifted, whipped, etc. will be lost due to the liquid not being accounted for in the recipe. Your macarons will not turn out if you use liquid water based food coloring.

Can you make more than 1 color per recipe when making macarons?

  • No

You need to make each color separately with a different batch of macarons. 

If you’re wanting to create an array of bright colored macarons, you need to make multiple batches. Since macarons take a long time to make, consider making a couple batches each day and then freezing them until you have all of the colors made for your upcoming event. 

Another option is to paint the macarons with powdered food coloring. Use an edible paint brush to put the color on. Use a pinch of color, and add almond extract. Paint the color onto the macaron.

Macarons will keep well in the freezer for at least 3-4 weeks when kept in an airtight container. Each batch you make will be about ~40 macarons give or take. This will give you plenty of variety if you make 4-5 batches of macarons.

pink macarons