A macaroon is a type of light ,
baked confection , described as either small cakes or merguine like cookies
depending on their consistency. The original macaroon was a small sweet cake
consisting largely of ground almonds .
The English word macaroon and French macaron
come from the Italian maccarone
ormaccherone . This word is itself derived from ammaccare , meaning crush or beat , used here in reference to the
almond paste which is the principal ingredient.
There are many varieties of macaroons , the
most famous are fench macaron and coconut macaroon.
india , tuticorin and mangalore have their own varieties made with cashews and
egg whites. I had tasted the tuticorin macaroon and I liked it a lot.
Most recipes call foe egg whites ( usually
whipped to stiff peaks ) , almonds , coconut or nuts.
Macaroons are said to be originated from Italy
are different in each country , out of all these French was the famous. The almond
flour macaroon is called as le macaron
I had seen the making of the macaroons in the
Masterchef Australia. I didn't think of making it , till joining the Baking partner
group. It was the recipe which has to be made for this month. We a group of
home bakers has to bake a particular recipe and post it on 15th of every month. Vidhya of A Portion to Shareand
swathi of Zesty South Indian Kitchen choose this
My sister helped me in making these macaron ,
without her I cant be able to make. She helped me by beating the egg to the
right consistency with hand beater itself. I thank her at this moment.
have guts to make these till febrauary 13; yes I made on Feb 13 th. I kept postponing in making this.My sister
encouraged to make. Till taking out of the oven , I was not confident.