Les Petits Macarons : Colorful French Confections to Make at Home

Les Petits Macarons : Colorful French Confections to Make at Home

Book - 2011
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Teaches how to prepare macarons of different sizes and types and features a variety of flavor recipes, including pistachio, orange cream, wasabi, and licorice.

Perseus Publishing
Les Petits Macarons is your ultimate and easy guide to making delectable, bakery-quality macarons - at home!

Macarons have become a worldwide sensation, whether it be because of their dazzling assortment of colors, their associations with Parisian elegance, or just because they taste amazing! These delectable little delights may seem daunting for any home baker, but authors Kathryn Gordon and Anne E. McBride are here to demystify macarons.

This book is like a private baking class in your very own kitchen, with careful, detailed instruction and recipes guaranteed to bring the flavors of France right to your door. It features dozens of flavor combinations, structured around three basic shell methods-French, Swiss, and Italian-with a never-before-seen Easiest French Macaron Method (and a convenient Troubleshooting Guide) that is sure to make macaron magic possible for anyone using nothing more than a mixer, an oven, and a piping bag.

Shell flavors include:
  • Pistachio
  • Blackberry
  • Coconut
  • Red velvet
With an array of fillings:
  • Crunchy dark chocolate ganache
  • Lemon curd
  • Strawberry guava pate de fruit
There are even savory flavors like saffron, parsley, and ancho chile paired with fillings like hummus, foie gras with black currant, or duck confit with port and fig. Les Petits Macarons offers endless possibilities for everyone to enjoy!

Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780762442584
Branch Call Number: 641.8654 GORDO
Characteristics: 270 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Notes: Includes index


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OranguTang Sep 29, 2013

A great book with very detailed recipes... however macarons are extremely tricky to make and I can't find powdered egg whites anywhere in the city. None of my test batches worked out. But the shell and icing combinations sound delicious!

Apr 20, 2012

Love it! Must have it!


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