One of my close friends, Jessica, runs her own macaron business (Fancy Flavors) on the side and has been going at it for a few years now. She’s so talented! I recently collaborated with her for another class assignment, and I got a behind the scenes look at how she bakes and runs her business.
I noticed when she began baking, that she didn’t use the same method one would usually use.
I definitely don’t want to be the bearer of bad news, but someone has to say it…. Continue reading
It takes a lot of skill for one to perfect the recipe of a macaron. I’ve tried it several times myself and have yet been successful in making tasty macarons, let alone edible ones. However, I’ve eaten many macarons from professional bakeries to know what makes a macaron good and what makes it bad. Continue reading
A lot of people are confused by the pronunciation of macarons. Some pronounce it as “macarons” and some pronounce it as “macaroons”. What is the correct way to say it? Continue reading
What’s a macaron?
This sweet treat is most widely known as a French cookie. However it’s origins can be traced back the Renaissance era from the Arabic countries, like Syria (According to http://www.mrmacaron.com/history.html) .