Put French macarons on the table and you become instantly more stylish.
They are as beautiful as they are delicious—and they are as delicious as they are expensive.
Attraction, delight and financial disaster have never been so satisfying.
The most appropriate place to order a set of macarons is the well-known Ladurée in Paris, the inventor of the modern macaron.
That is the connoisseur-recommended location. The rest of the rabble can go to McDonalds or Starbucks, where macarons are half as expensive—only $1.25 each.
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If macarons were as simple as affagatos, you could make them at home, conveniently avoiding the quality [Ladurée] vs. quantity [McDonalds] debate.
It’s doable, but difficult.
If nothing else, you could get a Ladurée poster and hang it with panache in your kitchen.
You may lose the taste, but none of the class.