Macaron-making is a delicate art. The shell ingredients are simple but it’s the proper tools, techniques and timing which determines your success. I knew, like many others, I would greatly benefit from an instructor to teach me the best tips and tricks in baking a successful batch of these French pastries.
On your mark, get set, BAKE! If you have a sweet tooth, The Vancouver Bakers Market is the perfect event for you. Inspired by farmers markets, but with baked goods …
Inspired by farmers markets and Xmas craft fairs, the Baker’s Market features talented amateur and professional pastry chefs and bakers who create delicious, edible works of art. Mark these upcoming Saturdays down for “special editions” of Vancouver’s Baker’s Market (new location: Creekside Community Recreation Centre at 1 Athlete’s Way)
Nov. 20 & Nov. 27: delectable goodies like artisanal breads, scones, pain au chocolat, German pretzels, shortbread cookies, Parisian macarons, madeleines, cupcakes, marshmallows, chocolates, biscotti, organic vegan, gluten-free items.
Dec. 4 & Dec. 11: in addition to the above goodies, there will be Xmas and Holiday baked goods, like German Stollen, Christmas shortbread cookies, hand decorated sugar cookies, Christmas fruit cake, gingerbread cookies, gingerbread houses, biscotti, mince meat pies, butter tarts, pecan pies and much, much more.
Back by popular demand, The Baker’s Market (back door at #115-408 East Kent Avenue South) is starting up again on Saturdays from October 2 until December 11 (open 11am to 3pm). Think of it as a farmers’ market but with sweet and savoury baked treats. Support your local, talented & creative bakers, who love to bake for customers like you! There’s free parking, free admission and free tasting samples too!