Italian Macarons vs French Macarons

Italian Macarons vs French Macarons

There are two main types of macarons: Italian macarons and French macarons. (Well technically there are three types, but Swiss macarons aren’t as popular, so we’ll leave those to another day.) Both types of macarons look and taste so similar that most...
Who Invented Macarons?

Who Invented Macarons?

With their bold, bright colors and exciting, taste bud-tingling flavors (like zingy raspberry macarons, yum!) you might think that macarons were invented fairly recently by a celebrity chef looking to start a new foodie trend. But that couldn’t be further from...
Macaron vs. Macaroon: What’s the Difference?

Macaron vs. Macaroon: What’s the Difference?

They’re both sweet smelling, yummy tasting, bite-sized delights with similar names. But there’s a huge difference between a macaron (spelt with “o”) and a macaroon (spelled with “oo”). Whether you prefer the crisp almond shell of a...
10 Spooktacular Halloween Macarons

10 Spooktacular Halloween Macarons

It’s not just kids who like to indulge in something a little sweet on Halloween! Whether you’re throwing a huge party and need something to really impress your guests or you’re having a quiet night at home and want to treat yourself to a yummy...
Desserts in New York

Desserts in New York

Although Grammy stayed with friends in Hoyt Street, Downtown Brooklyn every time she visited New York City, she always took the time to trek across to Manhattan for the sole purpose of visiting Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery at Columbus Circle in the time Warner...
The History of Macarons

The History of Macarons

It’s not often we think about where our food comes from, but the history of macarons is a pretty interesting story. As is often the case when it comes to food origins, there’s a lot of speculation and rumors circling the history of macarons, but this only makes the...