Archive - January 28, 2015

Duet: Coconut Macaroon Pie / Edith Piaf

Duet: Coconut Macaroon Pie / Edith Piaf

The food: Macaroons started as Italian almond meringue cookies and, when they came to France in the 1500s, evolved into colorful stuffed sandwiches. While I like that classic cookie, I much prefer the chewy goodness of a coconut macaroon. Jewish chefs adapted the original recipe to remove the flour and leavening agent (using egg whites instead), making them a popular Passover treat. I tried recently to make coconut macaroons, but they[…]

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