Cashew Cardamom Carrot Halwa Macarons

Story and recipe on my blog.

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  • Xiaolu // 6 Bittersweets 4y

    Thanks, Laksmi =D
  • Laksmi PRO 4y

    I like the airiness of your composition. It is flat and not at the same time, interesting. Light blue is a good choice for the cloth. And metal. They cool off the hot orange. Carrot halwa filling is innovative. Something painting-like in this image. Fresh.
  • Tanvi Srivastava 4y

    A brilliant idea Xialou.I love how bright colored carrot halwa stands out against the pale blue cloth.Catch your post soon :)
  • Sylvie 4y

    I have prop envy. Where did you find those plates! I've been looking for some like that.
  • Soma Rathore PRO 4y

    Those plates are gorgeous! Where did you find them? beautiful simple set up and a very very creative flavor!
  • Xiaolu // 6 Bittersweets 4y

    Thanks, friends! Sylvie, I got them on Ebay. Actually a very reasonable price :). Things like this show up every once in a while at a good price just keep searching "pewter plates"
  • Martina 4y

    You're specializing in preparing macarons? They are always great and the variation of carrots is very interesting!
  • Aparna Balasubramanian 4y

    You are on a macaron roll! Carrot halwa filling? That's interesting. Not too sweet?
  • Xiaolu // 6 Bittersweets 4y

    Martina Hehe I wouldn't say specializing just yet. Just trying to practice more to get the shells right and figured I'd make some fun flavors while I'm at it!

    Aparna Balasubramanian Actually it was too sweet for me at first so I switched the plain American buttercream to swiss meringue buttercream and also reduced the sugar in the halwa that's mixed in :).
  • Asri PRO 4y

    Xialou, now you are a master of macaron :), I love the different color present on your image
  • Xiaolu // 6 Bittersweets 4y

    In case anyone is interested, the recipe is up!
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