Synopses & Reviews
Macarons are all the current rage, and this beautiful collection of tried-and-tested recipes allows even first-time macaron makers to try their hand at these luscious delicacies.
This stunning collection of recipes adds a touch of magic to the macaron. From the subtle flavors of the perfect raspberry or lemon macaron to more adventurous combinations of violet and white chocolate or rhubarb and red currant, this book includes 28 recipes for these dainty and delicious treats.
With a set of foolproof step-by-step instructions, accompanied by gorgeous, inspiring photography, this wonderful collection will ensure that even the novice chef can master the perfect macaron for any occasion.
"Macaroons may seem hard to make. But they are, in fact, no more difficult than pie....To prove this, Bérengère Abraham outlines with photos twelve foolproof steps to perfect macaroons in her new cookbook, Macarons. There's much else to love about Abraham's spongy little bijoux, but after winter's grey doldrums, it's their vibrant colors that have us hooked." Bonappetit.com
"As in other recently published macaron cookbooks, French food writer Abraham here includes a full-color image for every recipe....Useful for novice bakers." Library Journal
"[T]he book bursts with such delectable photographs that you might have a hard time accepting the fact that you cannot actually eat what you see....As with much in cuisine, practice makes perfect when it comes to macarons. Bérengère Abraham's Macarons provides the guidance; you supply the patience and elbow grease." New York Journal of Books
From the subtle flavors of the perfect pink or lemon macaroon to more adventurous combinations of violet and white chocolate or rhubarb and gooseberry, this book includes 28 recipes for these dainty and delicious treats. It includes a set of step-by-step instructions for the perfect macaroon.
About the Author
Bérengère Abraham is a graduate of l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Toulouse and has worked as a home economist for numerous French magazines. The author of several books on local cuisine, she has also written Mes Petits Plats pour Bébés Allergiques and Intense Chocolat.