So in my last post, I talked about how I made 200 macarons in a day. I also talked about how I made lavender macarons and another macaron flavour with a very strong smell. If you tried to guess, you’d probably have gotten it right. Durian macarons!
Now, huge disclaimer here: I do not like durian at all. I’ve tried it many times as a kid, as a teenager and have just decided never to eat it anymore since I don’t like it at all. I’m completely fine with the smell and the texture – it’s just not something I really appreciate.
So why durian? Everyone I gave these macarons to asked me that question. Well simply because all (or most) Singaporeans LOVE durian. I sacrificed my lovely hands to reek of durians for the rest of the day just for the sake of macarons. I know, I do not believe it myself. (more…)