Macarons, what a treat! The creamy, crunchy and yummy little bombs of flavor and deliciousness are among the best and most loved desserts nowadays. They are gaining popularity in our country too. With the changing food landscape, these have also fallen prey to the latest food trend. Savoury flavours are increasingly being used in desserts and macarons aren’t left behind. And savoury macarons make great evening snacks. What are the most interesting savoury flavours of macarons? Lets find out!
Black Sesame: Crunchy And Beautiful!
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Among the three types of sesame seeds- white, black and brown, the black seeds are the strongest in flavor. These macarons are absolutely stunning in terms of looks, and taste even better! The frosting can be a usual vanilla cream cheese, or even almond-based. These macarons are made by using grinded and toasted black sesame seeds, which help to intensify the flavor. Then the usual macaron procedure is to be followed, and the powder depending can be added upon your preference. The frosting is made simply by whisking together some cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and cream.
Goat Cheese Macarons: A Savoury. Cheesy Macaron
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Tangy goat cheese makes a great macaron flavor. If you wish to make this macaron sweet, you can add some sugar/honey as sweetening agents. You can just stuff a usual macaron shell with some goat cheese. Then top it with some caramelized figs, walnuts and some black sesame seeds for the crunch. They are a great addition to your evening quota of dishes. If you want it sweeter, you can just top it up, with some honey or can even caramelize the figs in honey.
Smoked Salmon: Fish In A Macaron?
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The sweet macaron shell contrasts very well with the salty filling. The filling is made using a smoked salmon and cheese mousse, with a generous squeeze of lemon juice, which has some savoury and salty notes to it. This mousse is something which would typically pair as a sandwich, but pairing them with the macaron shell adds an interesting twist to it. The sweet and salty contrast makes this dish absolutely stunning and a pleasure to eat.
So, is tomorrow’s evening going to be celebrated with a plate of delicious savoury macarons?