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Macaroons

What's the Difference Between a Macaron and a Macaroon?

In one heavenly confection, a crispy almond meringue shell with a chewy interior yields to a lush, creamy ganache sandwiched within. In the other, a bite clean through reveals a consistent concentration...
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Macaroons like Italian-French Bakery made in SF?

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by eliudo 4 months ago

The Italian-French Bakery in North Beach (aka North Beach Baking Co) closed in 2015, which was heart-rending. Somewhere are the bakers who knew how to make the apex macaroons that came out of ther...

*August 2009 COTM* OTTOLENGHI: Bars, Biscuits; Meringues, Macaroons; Tarts

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 10 years ago

Our Chowhound August 2009 Cookbook of the Month is Ottolenghi: The Cookbook, by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi; and all online recipes by the authors. Please post your full-length recipe revie...

Wil Wright's macaroons

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by Tony Miller 12 years ago

The incomparable small ice cream chain in LA, Wil Wright's, used to serve wonderful small macaroons with every fountain order. My memory says they had a distinctive almond flavor, and a perfect cru...

Most Unlike Macaroons Ever

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by CookieHungry 1 year ago

My mom use to buy these packaged macaroons that were in a yellow(ish) and brown(ish) package. The brand name was nothing popular but I believe it started with a N. As for the cookies themselves, ...

Baking coconut macaroon batter from May 3rd - is it OK?

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by xiaobao12 4 years ago

The batter was kept in a glass pyrex in the back of the fridge. Tonight, I opened the pyrex and it smelled fine and looked fine. I baked at 350 for 25 mins. They look great as usual. Is it safe ...

Great Pastries and Macaroons on Magnificent Mile?

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by scfinson 4 years ago

Staying downtown at Four Seasons need great espresso coffee and pastries within walking distance. The green evil empire won't cut it. I remember Intelligencia? From last time but seemed like that w...

Places shooting for a star/macaroon. Thoughts?

John Talbott
by John Talbott 4 years ago

I swear there was a thread like this but I cannot locate it. If the moderators can find it, please merge this into that. I've already said I thought Ze and Spring should have a star - batting 500...

Freezing french macaroons

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by mocro 4 years ago

I've ended up with a sealed tin box of macaroons baked 4 days ago and I'd like to serve them on Easter knowing they won't be perfect. If I put parchment paper between the layers; put them in a zipl...

French Macaroons - alternative to Bottega Louie?

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by Marvin 5 years ago

Hi all - any alternate sources for French Macaroons? I love the ones at Bottega Louie but at about $2.50 each the cost adds up pretty quickly. Are there any better 'bang for the buck' options out...

coconut macaroons

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by kseiverd 5 years ago

Have a craving for coconut macaroons today. For mid-August, it's actually a day that would easily tolerate the oven being on. Could I fold in some semi-sweet chocolate chips to batter without cau...

Best macaroons?

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by financialdistrictresident 5 years ago

I did a search of this Board, didn't find much that was recent. I need to buy some "gluten free" macaroons. The best I can get in the Financial District (Payard?) or near Penn Station. This...

Kosher French Macaroons

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by lenchik 8 years ago

I am dying!!! for some French macaroons, but since I am a crappy baker and don't live around New York or New Jersey, I was wondering if anyone can recommend a place that sells kosher French Macaroo...

Looking for the best macaroons

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by bhein 10 years ago

Where can I get the best macaroons in the DC/NOVA area? I thought Mother's Macaroons in Arlington would be the place, but they only sell the more "rustic" kind. I'm looking for the little ones tha...

Advice for crafting a salted caramel macaroon recipe?

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by arielleeve 5 years ago

I'm making traditional coconut macaroons for Passover. Normally I do half plain, half dipped in chocolate. This year I have some homemade salted caramel sauce in my fridge that I have been looking ...

Trader Joe Ground Cashews--- macaroons?

wearybashful
by wearybashful 5 years ago

I always liked making simple macaroons with Trader Joes ground almonds... anybody tried it with their new ground cashews?

Question about macaroons (re: coconut).

Nikki NYC
by Nikki NYC 5 years ago

I am making chocolate dipped macaroons and all the recipes I have call for sweetened coconut. I have unsweetened coconut in the pantry and for some reason that is all my market has on the shelf. C...

Macaroons in Toyko, Osaka, Kobe, Hakata

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by BellaDonna 6 years ago

Looking for worthy macaroons in Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe, Hakata. I already have Pierre Hermes on my to do list. Thanks in advanced.

French Macaroons in Washington DC

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by deliza 6 years ago

Anyone know of a good place to get authentic French macarons in Washington, DC? I am preferably looking for a place you can pay and go, like a bakery, instead of a sit-down restaurant.

French Macaroons in Greater Boston?

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by lam78 11 years ago

Has anyone come across a pastry shop or small business that does great french macaroons? There used to be a man who sold his macaroons to Formaggio but I was told that he moved back to France. Th...