The MacTweets Mac Attack challenge for the month of May was to find inspiration in a favourite childhood book. It’s no easy task to choose a single book when one has been fortunate to have a childhood filled with so many tales of adventure and magic. One thing is certain: first and foremost on the list of … Continue reading Macarons with dark chocolate and candied ginger
In upscale shops such as Ladurée, Pierre Hermé or Arnaud Larher, the varieties and colours of macarons are endless, as new flavours are being created all the time. But in neighbourhood boulangeries-pâtisseries you’ll often find just two classic flavours: chocolate and coffee. The coffee-flavoured macarons below were made by modifying the basic chocolate macaron recipe. … Continue reading Macarons au café
ChocoParis decided to let a bouquet of Easter flowers (tulips) serve as inspiration for this month’s MacTweets Mac Attack Challenge. These pretty pink chocolate and raspberry macarons were made with just a few simple variations to last month’s recipe for chocolate macarons. The basic recipe for French macarons can easily be adapted according to taste and … Continue reading Macarons and April flowers
France’s 5th annual Jour du Macaron (Macaron Day) will take place on Saturday, March 20, 2010. Founded by the Pastry King himself, Pierre Hermé, this day devoted to the crispy, round feather-light treat with a soft center, will feature free tastings and other special events in Pierre Hermé’s shops in Paris and Tokyo and 100 … Continue reading Jour du Macaron (Macaron Day)
A recipe for the classic macarons you’ll find in Parisian pâtisseries.