Traditional Macarons - Best Recipe
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:
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.
Most definitely this one w/tutorial:
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...
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!
Here's a link to much more information about macarons over there: