Macarons: the latest trends

In France, a special Macaron Day is being celebrated on Wednesday, March 20. The day is organized to discover new recipes the pastry masters have created for this little typically Parisian biscuit.

Macaron Day around the world

First created by the ‘Picasso of Pastry’ Pierre Hermé, Macaron Day will be celebrated around the world March 20. While this year marks the 7th edition of the holiday in France, cities like Toronto, Vancouver, London and Budapest will be celebrating it for the first time.

How master pastry chefs interpret Valentine’s Day

Not all chocolates and pastries are created equal. Here’s a look at how master chocolatiers and pastry chefs do up Valentine’s Day, from brands like Pierre Hermé, to Patrick Roger, and La Maison du Chocolat.

Pierre Hermé’s New Cookbook ‘Pastries’

French pastry chef Pierre Hermé is set to release a cookbook filled with some of the recipes and pastries that have made his name a powerful brand around the world. Pierre Hermé gives readers a hundred recipes that reinvent classic French cakes and desserts into innovative new flavor combinations, like croissants filled with rose-scented almond … Continued

2011 Yule Logs from Paris pastry chefs

Forget yule logs shaped like fire wood and studded with holly berries. When master French pastry chefs make their bûches de Noël, they’re wrapped in gold leaf, shellacked in a glossy caramel veneer and covered in leopard print. In a YouTube video created by food blog Paris by Mouth, a bevy of cakes made by … Continued

Pierre Herme Buche de Noel 2010

If you are looking for an amazing indulgence this Christmas exclusive seasonal creations from renowned French Pâtissier Pierre Hermé might just fit the bill. Pierre Herme re-enact the classic Buche de Noel into a modern hit of Chocolate biscuits layered with light dark chocolate ganache. The logs come in a silver box specially designed by … Continued

A new luxury magazine: “Exhibition”

A new luxury magazine, titled Exhibition, will be hitting newstands worldwide on January 25. The mission of Exhibition is to showcase one particular object or product in-depth for its single edition out yearly. The first theme for the glossy magazine’s debut edition is lipstick. “The lipstick is a commercial object yet full of symbols and … Continued

Lipton collaborate with the Westin Tokyo

Last time, Lipton teamed up with Pierre Herme and this time, collaborate with the Westin Tokyo! These freebies are named “Tea time accessory collection”. Eight kinds of faux cakes or cuties are ready for tea time. Via: 8tokyo

Pierre Herme collaborate with lipton

Access to French macarons is not readily available if you live in the US for the most part. However if you are lucky enough to live in Japan, things are different. Not only are French macarons shops on almost every corner But also there is a ton of macaron toys and souvenirs to be had!

Nec teams up with Pierre Herme

NTT DoComo, the Japanese telephony operator has asked the French pastry cooker Pierre Herme NTT to imagine mobile phones inspired from its sweet foods.

Summers Macarons at Pierre Herme

Recently, I discovered an incredible pastry-shop in Paris, Pierre Hermé, where you can try some interesting flavored macarons, such as caramel with fleur de sel , passion fruit with chocolate or even rose petal cream. (Macarons are French, meringue-like cookies made with almond flour – sometimes called luxembourgers – while Macaroons are cookies made with … Continued