Equips the reader with the skills to master nine classic flavors, then create their own signature macarons
Now a worldwide symbol of sweet indulgence, macarons seduce the senses with their delicate crunch and velvet filling, and in this book, French chef José Maréchal discloses the secrets of making these little treats. Using the tips and techniques provided, readers will master the nine basic flavors: plain, vanilla, chocolate, pistachio, strawberry, raspberry, lemon, caramel, and coffee. Building upon the basics of this crisp yet tender, sweet, cooks will go on to customize them with fresh fruit, colored sugar, painting the shells, using gold leaf, and more. Recipes include dual measurements.