France’s Marvelous Macarons

Pierre Herme Macarons

  I’ve mentioned macarons (“macaroons” in English) in my past posts. These small meringue-like cookies filled with a thick layer of cream have always played a prominent role in my European culinary adventures. I realized the other day that, even though I’ve been known to plan a day around a visit to a famed macaron shop --- like Paris’ Pierre Hermé or Ladurée--- I didn’t really know much ... Read Full Article