6820. Macarons Français – an illustration a day from Paris, France –

6820 – Macarons Français : approx 10x15cm : ink and watercolor on archival watercolor paper.

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Macarons were invented by two nuns who began making them to pay for their housing. The original recipe is said to have come from Venice where these types of cookies were made. Macarons evolved in the 1930’s becaming two cookies with a filling. You can read about it here.