Introduction to macarons
Making macarons invloves combining a type of meringue into an almond paste mixture. The food color of choice is added to the almond paste mixture.The food color is used to complement the flavor of the filling. For example, a redish color would be used when making macarons with raspberry filling, or a yellow color is used to complement a lemon filling. As for the filling, it can either be jam, a cream or a ganache type of a mixture.