French Parisian Macaroons – A Beginners Workshop

May 27, 2018 2:00 pm
May 27, 2018 4:30 pm
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Bolinas Location
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271 Poplar Rd., Bolinas, CA, United States, 94924

The macaroon is factually a light, baked petite confection of pleasure to uncover. They are so tasty because they capture wonderment in their delicate, cloud like exterior that is so tangibly elusive while exciting our palettes with a sugar foundation and layers and layers of flavor to unlock in a moment. With the ingredients brought to us courtesy of summertime, we reach a whole new dimension of excitement in flavors. When you sign up for this class, you’ll learn the make-up of a macaroon, talking about what makes them tick, the traditional versions, modern varieties and experience what makes them so vivacious and delicious! You’ll walk away armed with the proper technique from the French meringue method to the Italian method, for producing sweet & seasonal fillings and discuss common errors and troubleshooting methods. Fear the macaroon no more, we are here to deconstruct the myth together and blend the best of the season’s  bounty with the best of Parisian macaroon technique! Become more astute when it comes to these delicate treasures and sign up today!

Recipes: Strawberry Basil Cream Macaroons with Sugar Fried Basil Leaf; Lavender-White Chocolate Peach Macaroons; Blueberry Macaroons with Lemon Buttercream, Mango Macaroons with Mango Passion Fruit Cream

Class Type: Individual, hands-on cooking class

Class Notes: Learn the French method for making delectable macaroons!

Nissa Pierson

Managing Director of Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center, Nissa Pierson, was smitten with herbs upon her first sight of a sprawling basil field in California. She solicited for employment and got the job, laying the foundation for future herb takeover.  She has been traveling the globe ever since with her organic business learning the cooking techniques, tips and tricks of chefs, artisans and  everyday people around the globe. Besides being a passionate teacher of fresh herbs, organics and fair-trade, she enjoys spice (in her food and in her life), good conversation and debates, and submerging herself in the food and culture of the world. Contact Nissa