Wednesday, 25 August 2010


Macaronner: to mix the ingredients for Macaroons (or French Macarons).

That's what I've been doing this afternoon on a very pleasant day's holiday - making Salted Butter Caramel Macarons. It is very hard getting these little biscuits right and the whole process took about 4 hours.

If you're interested the recipe is here:

The oven is rubbish so out of 50 halves that went in only 20 were
usable and 10 perfect and looking like this:

The recipe is basically Pierre Herme, and you can buy his version in Selfridges for £1.70 each! After 4 hours I understand why!


  1. Yummy! My favourite thing ever (seriously) is salted butter caramels from Hotel Chocolat, I brought some for El and Rich when I came up to Norfolk recently but we'd eaten them all by the time we saw you! (sorry). You have to try them. Great to catch up on the blog, a lot going on evidently and I haven't posted for a while. Fantastically well done on the Transplant Games and really looking forward to October.

    Lots of love Katie xxx