Bonjour, fellow macaron enthusiasts! If you've wanted to bite into one of the most divine, airy confections in the world and feel your heart skip a beat, you're in the right place.
Today, we're letting you in on the top 5 secrets that only true macaron aficionados and bakers know. So, grab your favorite macaron and let's get started!
- The Power of Patience
Let's be honest – making macarons can be a tricky affair. The delicate balance of almond flour, egg whites, and sugar can quickly turn into a disaster if you're not careful. But macaron lovers know that patience is key. Whether it's waiting for the perfect skin to form on the piped batter or letting the finished cookies "mature" in the fridge for a day (or two), the wait is always worth it.
- Crumbs are a Badge of Honor
Macarons are notorious for leaving a trail of crumbs in their wake. While some might see this as a nuisance, true macaron lovers know that it's a sign of a perfect, delicate cookie. So wear those crumbs with pride, my friends, because they're the mark of a true connoisseur.
- Size Matters (Sometimes)
Macaron fans can be a bit particular about their cookies' size. The perfect macaron should be petite yet satisfying, like a dainty little jewel in your hand. But let's be real – when faced with a giant macaron, who among us wouldn't indulge in that heavenly, oversized treat? After all, there's no such thing as too much of a good thing, right?
- The Great Filling Debate
Macaron lovers secretly know that it's not just about the cookie; the filling is equally, if not more, important. Some of us swear by the classic ganache, while others can't resist the allure of a fruity jam or a rich buttercream. And don't even get us started on the salted caramel craze! The truth is, we'll never agree on the ultimate filling, but that's what makes the macaron world so wonderfully diverse. Did you know that the flavour comes from the filling, not the colour of the macaron?
- We're Always on the Hunt for the Next Best Flavour
Whether it's a seasonal delight like pumpkin spice or a surprising twist like wasabi, macaron lovers are always on the lookout for the next big thing. The more unique and unexpected the flavor, the better. We're not afraid to push the envelope and expand our macaron horizons because we know that the possibilities are as limitless as our imaginations. You can always see our new flavours here.
There you have it! The top 5 secrets that all macaron enthusiasts know to be true. Whether you're a casual fan or a die-hard devotee, we can all agree that these delicate confections hold a special place in our hearts (and our taste buds). So, let's raise a macaron to the sweet life, and remember: life is short, so always save room for dessert!