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Traditional Macarons - Best Recipe

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karianne Feb 13, 2010 08:17 PM

I've been to Paris and lived 30 years while managing to never taste a traditional French macaron. But, while in Yountville today I picked up a few at Bouchon Bakery and...god, they're GOOD.

I am hell-bent on making them and after a good deal of Googling, this tutorial seems to be the best:

http://www.alacuisine.org/alacuisine/...

I am curious if anyone has any other recommendations or tips? I want to make sure they turn out perfectly and from what I have read they can be tough.

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    housewolf Feb 14, 2010 11:16 AM

    I don't have a recipe but there's a demo over at Egullet on making macarons. Apparantly they take some practice and experimentation. There's a recipe in Reply #7 there and a couple pages of discussion. Good luck and enjoy your macarons!

    http://forums.egullet.org/index.php?/topic/80243-demo-macarons/page__hl__macarons

    Here's a link to much more information about macarons over there:
    http://forums.egullet.org/index.php?/...

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      jayaymeye Feb 14, 2010 06:21 PM

      Most definitely this one w/tutorial:
      http://www.mytartelette.com/2008/04/macarons-101-in-desserts-magazine.html

      Edit: Ohh, I see that you need to be a member now. You can look on her website (www.mytartlette.com) and get multiple recipes. Also, if you google PDF Tartlette Macaron tutorial, you'll get a file somewhere...

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