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.
French master pastry chef Gaston Lenotre, who built a worldwide empire with his gourmet dessert creations, has died at the age of 88.
Recently, I discovered an incredible pastry-shop in Paris, Pierre HermÃ©, 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 â€“ sometimes called luxembourgers – while Macaroons are cookies made with […]