French Macaron Class with Tartelette

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Macaron Class with Tartelette in Los Angeles

Tartelette in the house! (Well, at least in Southern California).

Thanks to the efforts of Rachael, Gaby and Jenny, Helene Dujardin (Tartelette) came out to Los Angeles to conduct macaron and food photography classes. Whoo hoo!

Macaron Class with Tartelette in Los Angeles Macaron Class with Tartelette in Los Angeles
Macaron Class with Tartelette in Los Angeles Macaron Class with Tartelette in Los Angeles
Having never made French macarons before (but eaten plenty), this class was great. Who knew aged egg whites, almonds, powdered sugar and granulated sugar could make such pretty treats!

Macaron Class with Tartelette in Los Angeles
The class was fun because I also got to meet a bunch of food bloggers and catch up with ones I met at BlogHerFood.

Macaron Class with Tartelette in Los Angeles
This is the best "to go" box ever.

Thank you sooo much Rachael, Gaby and Jenny for setting up these classes!
Both classes totally rocked!
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Trendsetters said... [Reply to comment]

lucky you...nice macarons

Maria said... [Reply to comment]

I am jealous, I will admit it:) Glad you had fun and the macs look perfect!

Nichicakes said... [Reply to comment]

lucky lucky! gorgeous macarons

JelliDonut said... [Reply to comment]

Yes, jealousy was my first emotion too. Then, hunger! Yum.

DailyChef said... [Reply to comment]

Homemade macarons! Amazing! I'm jealous too :-P

Sook said... [Reply to comment]

Oh these look fantastic!

Katrina said... [Reply to comment]

Little jealous about you getting to take that class! ;) I fell in love with my first taste of macarons in SF at the Food BlogHer conf. And have now had a few since. They are awesome. The class sounds awesome! Sigh.

Aveen said... [Reply to comment]

I wish I could go to that class! I had my first ever attempt at macarons yesterday and it was a complete failure but yours look gorgeous, well done :)

Nutmeg Nanny said... [Reply to comment]

Oh man those macs look great! They are perfect :)

Anna M. said... [Reply to comment]

yes!!! This is what I want to learn how to make. Those look so good. I keep hearing that it's really tricky to make too. Nicely done :)

vanillasugarblog said... [Reply to comment]

oh that sounds like fun. lucky you.

Rachael Hutchings said... [Reply to comment]

I am SO glad that you were able to come! It was so nice to finally meet you in person! I hope I don't have to wait as long to see you again. :)

Jennifer T. said... [Reply to comment]

That sounds like so much fun. What kind of filling(s) did you make?

Jennifer T. said... [Reply to comment]

Oops! Never mind. I just read the caption on the photo. They almost look like they are double filled. I bet they are delicious!

The Nervous Cook said... [Reply to comment]

Macarons are heavenly & those look perfect!

Memória said... [Reply to comment]

You're so lucky!!!! Great job on the macarons!

Caroline said... [Reply to comment]

That's so cool that you got to make macarons from the macaron queen herself!! Yeah, put me in with the rest of the jealous group.

Ronnie said... [Reply to comment]

I have no idea how I managed to miss this class since I follow her on Google Reader. My first attempt at macarons turned out a right disaster. This could have been really useful!

Esi said... [Reply to comment]

You've got amazing skills woman!

Esi said... [Reply to comment]

And it was GREAT seeing you again this weekend.

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

The class sounds like so much fun! All of the "cool" foodie events seem to take place on the west coast. I live on the wrong side of the country! Your macarons look fabulous - great job!

eatme_delicious said... [Reply to comment]

How fun! And what cute little macarons. I still need to try making them!

Themacaronqueen said... [Reply to comment]

Love the natural color that you use in these macarons. Lovely pictures. I bake a lot of macarons and it is really challenging because the consistency is different every single time even if I make it exactly the same way. It can get frustrating sometimes but the results are too yummy to resist.

ATasteOfMadness said... [Reply to comment]

This is crazy. How have I never tried macaroons? these look great!

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