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New Macaron Cooking Classes Offered at Elle A Cooking

If there's any pastry that's taken the celluloid world by storm in recent years, it simply has to be the French macaron. Take note that it's not the sweet coconut confection known as the macaroon; the macaron is a meringue-based sandwich pastry made famous by Ladurée in Paris. The macaron is beloved for its crisp crust encasing a tender meringue center, made even more divine with a variety of delicate fillings involving white chocolate ganache and whipped buttercream. You might have noticed macarons in the film Marie Antoinette, as well as the hit teen show Gossip Girl. Everyday, locals and tourists alike line the block javascript:void(0)just to get their fill of this heavenly pastry.