"No, this is not the chewy ball of shredded coconut that your southern grandma whips up. That'is a macaroon. When you drop an 'o' from that homey treat, something magical happens. What emerges is a dainty cream-filled almond sandwich cookie, the ethereal macaron."
To find out more about my beloved Parisian macaron, check out my article titled "A Paris State of Mind" in this month's Atlanta Cuisine.