Monsieur Herme and the macaron

ImageDue to extreme coercing by a friend, my tiny spark of a mention/dream of bringing my favorite of all delicacies, french macaroons, to Cedar Rapids is starting to come to fruition (I’m afraid). So, in honor of that, a tribute to the man that took them from an almond cookie to a work of beautiful art requiring (at time painstaking) detail is due. Here’s a little lesson on Pierre Herme, and the history of the macaron.

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