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Macaron vs Macaroon

Most of the time, when we say we sell macaroons, the biggest question we get is: "Are those the little French, colorful sandwich cookies?" While those are delicious, we have a soft (chewy, ooey-gooey) spot in our hearts for coconut macaroons, especially ones that we are proud to be making and revolutionizing the way macaroons are made on the market today. French Macarons, pictured above, are at their core made from almond flour, egg whites and sugar and were originally an Italian creation (from 1533) as a wedding dessert for Catherine de Medicis to Henry II. Since then, the French have turned them into a specialty served at weddings all around the world.   Coconut Macaroons, on the other hand, date back as...

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