Savarin is a classic French pastry treat, also widely known as babà alla francese (French-style babà) due to its dough similarity with the most famous sweet treat of Parthenopean tradition. It takes its name from French gastronome and author Brillat-Savarin, and can also be found in kirsch or rum-spiked syrup versions.
Do you know the origin of this all-time favorite cookie’s name? Macaron derives from the Italian word maccarone or maccherone, which in turn comes from the Italian verb ammaccare, which means to pound, strike or crush. According to folklore, macarons were invented in Venice in the 16th