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Aspiring Bakers #17: March Macaron Madness!!! Giveaway Results

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This is gonna be a short post. As promised in the opening of Aspiring Bakers #17 – March Macaron Madness! (Mar 2012) exactly a month back, I would be giving out two copies of Chef Jose Marechal’s “Secrets of Macarons to two of the participants of the events. So swiftly the month went by and during the roundup, we received a whooping 48 entries from all over the world, from Malaysia to Perth and even Seattle! So who won the two books? Click on to find out!


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The recipients of the two copies were selected by a random number generator. With all the partcipants numbered up accordingly in the roundup post, the following two Aspiring Bakers were generated.
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First to be selected was (41) My Maiden Macaron Attempt – Matcha Macaron by Angel of Cook.Bake.Love
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And in quick succession, the second recipient selected was (19) My Very First Macarons – Chocolate Macarons by Alice from I Love.I Cook.I Bake
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And its so uncanny that both of these wonderful ladies made macarons for the very first time this month for the Aspiring Bakers event! What was even more uncanny was how similar their blog names turned out to be. And what spooked me out was both their names start with “A” … ok ok, I’m pushing it a lil’ here. LOL

Nonetheless, congratulations to the two recipients of the books. Kindly email me your details so that I could arrange for the books to be mailed to you!

And once again, a very very big thank you to everyone’s partcipation and support in all possible ways to make the event a success!

Happy macaroning!

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16 responses

  1. I love macaron…

    April 3, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    • Alan (travellingfoodies)

      yay! another macaron lover! thanks for dropping by!

      April 9, 2012 at 10:43 am

  2. Congrats to the two winners :) yea almost a similiarity in their blog names :))) I must my hands at making macarons too !

    April 3, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    • Alan (travellingfoodies)

      Yes! you should try it real soon Elin! If we can do it, so can you!

      April 9, 2012 at 10:42 am

  3. Jumping jumping jumping

    I am a happy girl! I participated without knowing that there is a giveaway. I promise I will try to make more macs with this “secret recipe”.

    Once again, thanks for hosting and the great giveaway.

    April 3, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    • Alan (travellingfoodies)

      Yes! I’ll send out the books real soon! Bear with me for a while yeah? Been really busy!

      April 9, 2012 at 10:41 am

  4. Congrats to the winners. Thanks Alan for the great giveaway.

    April 3, 2012 at 6:45 pm

  5. Congratulations to Angel and Alice!!

    April 3, 2012 at 8:34 pm

    • Alan (travellingfoodies)

      hi five, Ann! :)

      April 9, 2012 at 10:40 am

  6. OMG! Thanks Alan!
    I’m all smiles now jumping with joy!
    Really motivates me to find time to bake more macarons :P
    Thks again, will email u soon :)

    April 3, 2012 at 9:56 pm

    • Alan (travellingfoodies)

      I’m glad you got the book! Will post them out real soon! sorry for the delay!

      April 9, 2012 at 10:39 am

  7. Congrats to Angel and Alice– and to everyone! It was really fun participating in the roundup with all those beautiful and luscious macarons. Thanks for hosting Alan!

    April 4, 2012 at 2:47 am

    • Alan (travellingfoodies)

      thanks Jodi!!!

      April 9, 2012 at 10:39 am

  8. Congratulations! I think it’s fitting that the newest macaron makers won!!!

    April 4, 2012 at 7:59 am

    • Alan (travellingfoodies)

      yeah! I agree, Matina! I’d glad that the two books are going to them! Hopefully it would help Angela and Alice embark on their own macaron journey!

      April 9, 2012 at 10:38 am

  9. Pingback: Aspiring Bakers #26 – Creative Christmas Motif Bakes! [ROUND-UP] « travellingfoodies

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