Tag Archives: Pierre Hermé

Jour du Macaron 2015

Friday, March 20 is Jour du Macaron, a sweet day on which macaron lovers are invited to indulge in the tasty confection while supporting an important cause.  As in previous years, participating pâtisseries will be accepting donations for Vaincre la mucoviscidose, a non-profit association that helps those afflicted with cystic fibrosis. In return, visitors are offered a free macaron! … Continue reading Jour du Macaron 2015

Jour du Macaron 2014

The 9th annual edition of the deliciously popular Jour du Macaron takes place in Paris on Thursday, March 20, 2014. Macaron lovers are invited to indulge in the tasty confection while supporting a worthy cause! The way it works is very sweet: On March 20, participating pâtisseries will be accepting donations for Vaincre la mucoviscidose, a … Continue reading Jour du Macaron 2014

Jour du Macaron 2013

With spring just around the corner, so is Jour du Macaron! On Wednesday, March 20 macaron lovers in Paris and throughout France are invited to indulge in the tasty treat while supporting a worthy cause. Here’s how it works: participating pâtisseries are offering visitors free macarons on March 20. In turn, the stores will be accepting … Continue reading Jour du Macaron 2013

Pierre Hermé’s coffee macaron recipe

A review of Macarons, by Pierre Hermé (Grub Street, 2011), would not be complete without whipping up a batch of scrumptious macarons from among the many delicious recipes presented in this fabulous collection. With dozens to choose from, I decided on coffee macarons, one of ten flavours Pierre Hermé has grouped together under the heading “classics.” (The … Continue reading Pierre Hermé’s coffee macaron recipe

Macarons, by Pierre Hermé

While the popular double-sided Parisian macaron was invented back in the 1930s, Pierre Hermé is famous for taking the delicate meringue confections to a whole new level of sophistication. The celebrated Parisian pastry chef and chocolatier is known for his exotic macaron flavours, both sweet and savoury. The author of several books on French pâtisserie and … Continue reading Macarons, by Pierre Hermé

Jour du Macaron 2012 (Macaron Day)

The 7th annual edition of Jour du Macaron takes place on Tuesday March 20, 2012. This popular event, a celebration of the sweet and delicate double-sided macaron, is one that is eagerly anticipated by macaron lovers each year. The way it works is deliciously simple. Visitors to Pierre Hermé, Sadaharu Aoki, Laurent Duchêne, Jean-Paul Hévin, … Continue reading Jour du Macaron 2012 (Macaron Day)