Tag Archives: French Macarons

  • French Macaron Troubleshooting

    Posted on April 5, 2015 by in Desserts, Recipes

    Meringue won’t beat to stiff peaks / take too long to achieve stiff peaks. Macaron shells are rough and remain peaky. Cracked Shells No feet / very small feet Hollow shells Shells seem too dry or crunchy Browning or dark shells Sticky on the bottom / sticking to baking paper Uncooked insides Sticky on the […]

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  • Coconut Mascarpone Creme Macarons

    Posted on April 5, 2015 by in Desserts, Easter, Recipes

    It is Easter Sunday and I am preparing dessert. It will be a simple but delicious one this year – French Macarons with Mascarpone Coconut Creme, served with fresh forest fruits. Our festive menu is so rich already, white asparagus soup with cream and speck, followed by Celtic lamb baked in rosemary and garlic and glazed […]

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  • French Macaron

    Posted on January 25, 2015 by in Desserts, Recipes

    Who is the real inventor of the French macaron, remains a secret, clouded in mystery since the first references of this delicious dessert start to appear in the medieval centuries. There are several versions of its origines, all sounding plausibly true. Some scholars believe that the invention of this heavenly delight could be credited to the […]

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  • The French Macaroon, Maison Ladurée

    Posted on August 5, 2012 by in Food&Travel

    It is early in the morning and we are excited to step on the train heading south to Paris.  Only one hour away, we have never been so thankful and glad for high the speed train and modern technology. There are so many places that may draw one’s attention while visiting Paris. Should we climb […]

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