Food & Drink

June 14, 2012

The magic (and science) of macarons

Ethereal to the tongue, bright and pleasing to the eye, the dainty Parisian pastries known as macarons are tiny bites of luxury. Made of little more than almonds, egg whites and sugar, often dyed to a bright, lacquerlike sheen, the shells are tantalizingly crisp, with a slightly springy interior.

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