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    DescriptionThe Parisian Macaron (or Macaroon) is the stylishly light French confection tipped to be the new cupcake and finally hitting the glossies outside France. The art of making macarons is highly respected in France, as it requires precision and technique to create its delicate airy meringue-based shell with a moist centre of fragrant custard cream or chocolate ganache. Macarons can be a challenge for the beginner, but the process is made much easier and fun in this colourful new book from Jill Colonna. She guides you precisely through each step in making perfect Parisian macarons and explains simply and clearly her secrets so you can also make macarons like the French. Starting with classic macaron flavours such as rose, pistachio, chocolate, lemon and vanilla, she then encourages you to be creative with her inspiring chocolate combinations such as pistachio-wasabi and others with a Scottish twist. Dazzle guests with macarons as a basis for chic desserts. Or amaze them with Jill's latest creation of the lightest, sugar-reduced, hot and spicy Tikka Mac'sala or Thai green curry macarons which are sensational either before or during dinner. Suggested wines and speciality teas are suggested for each macaron recipe, along with presentation ideas for weddings, children's parties, gifts plus many other tips. (You will discover that making Parisian macarons can be the most gratifying and addictive of life's little luxuries to make at home yourself.)

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    Mad About Macarons!
    Make Macarons Like the French
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jill Colonna
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 196 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 662 g
    ISBN 13: 9781849340410
    ISBN 10: 1849340412

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 240
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14540
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    BIC children’s book marketing category: E5N79
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET050
    Ingram Theme: CULT/FRANCE
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    BIC subject category V2: WBVS
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 08
    DC22: 641.8/654
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 641.8654
    BISAC V2.8: CKB034000, CKB062000
    DC22: 641.8659
    BISAC V2.8: CKB095000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TX772 .C656 2011
    Thema V1.0: WBVS, WBVQ
    Illustrations note
    illustrations throughout
    Waverley Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Waverley Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    About the Author Jill Colonna is Scottish but moved to Paris nearly 20 years ago. When she tasted her first Parisian macaron it was love at first bite. Since then she has become a Macaronivore. As the best macarons tend to be expensive to buy, over the last few years she has risen to the challenge of making picture-perfect macarons at home. Now she shares her secrets, showing you how easy it is to bring a chic touch of Paris to your baking.
    Review quote
    'Stylish and fun, this colourful book contains 37 tried-and-tested macaron recipes plus well over a hundred mouth-watering photos.' Baking today. 'a work of meringue-sandwiched brilliance..' -- Paris Patisseries.com At last a dedicated Macaron book where the recipes actually work.This book not only provides a range of inspiring flavours to try and suggestions on service, but has a faultless basic recipe that is easy to follow and explains the secret method of macronnage. Follow the timings and you won't go wrong. -- Sucre Coeur
    Table of contents
    MACARON RECIPES Vanilla Macarons Coffee Macarons Almond Macarons Lemon Meringue Macarons Pistachio Macarons Rose Macarons Dark Chocolate Macarons Nut-Free Moka Macarons Chocolate-Beetroot Macarons Chocolate-Caramel Macarons Chocolate, Cardamom and Ginger Macarons Hazelnut and Chocolate Macarons Chocolate and Lapsang Souchong Macarons Pistachio and Dark Chocolate Macarons Pistachio, White Chocolate and Wasabi Macarons Marmalade Macarons Cranachan Macarons Vanilla, Lemon, Poppy Seed and Connamon Macarons Liquorice and White Chocolate Macarons Orange Blossom Macarons Prune, Armagnac and Orange Macarons Tiramisu Macarons Tutti-Frutti Macarons Whisky MacCoffee Sticky Toffee Macarons Exotic Fruit Macarons Sweet Garden Herb Macarons Bloody Mary Macarons Tikka Macsala Beetroot and Horseradish Macarons Thai Green Curry Macarons Rose Macaron with Rose and Raspberry Cream Pistachio Macaron with Strawberries and Cream Caramel Macaron 'Tatin' Style Chocolate Macaron with Mango and Passion Fruit Coffee Macaron with Tiramisu Cream Sticky Toffee Macaron Pudding