I became obsessed with making macarons while watching an episode of MasterChef Australia. But these were techniques I had never used before so I needed to get my nerve up. Shortly after seeing this I was watching an American cooking show where they were making Italian Meringue Buttercream Frosting. This was the first I’d heard of this frosting and it sounded really yummy. Still, I had never been very successful with meringues and had only used them on pies and to make angel food cakes.
So I started by reading blogs about the frostings and then I started my research on the macarons. I read many recipes and many blogs. My favorite is from Not Quite Nigella
because it gives great images and lots of little tips.Continue reading