Making Macarons at Church Knowle Food Fayre

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Nestled in a tiny village, Church Knowle is home to the popular Food Fayre held every summer to celebrate local artisan food and drink. Bringing together food producers, chefs and entrepreneurs from across Dorset for a celebration of local food, the Fayre attracts crowds from far and wide to enjoy a day in the sunshine with a yummy selection of fresh produce, cookery demonstrations and stalls.

Stepping away from the savoury demonstrations, our Chef Director Luke gave a live cookery demonstration of how to make French Macarons. An ever popular but difficult recipe to master, macarons take time, patience, skill and technique to get right.

Despite the windy day, the crowd were intrigued by the demonstration, asking lots of questions throughout, in the hope they’ll be able to master them at home. We had some great feedback on Facebook:

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Church_Knowle_StallHave you ever tried to master the macaron? If so, let us know how you got on in the comments below!

Upcoming Cookery Demonstrations…

Why not join us at our next Food Festival? We’re heading to the Great Dorset Chilli Festival on 1st & 2nd August in Wimborne St Giles and Dorset Food & Arts Festival on 1st August in Poundbury. See a full line up of the Food Festivals we’ll be attending in 2015, and come and say hello to the White Pepper team!

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