BBC Good Food: Mastering Macarons Series
About this Mastering macarons series
This two part series covers everything you need to know about making macarons. Former BBC Good Food recipe developer, Liberty Mendez, has worked as a professional pastry chef in many London kitchens, including The Ritz and The House of Commons.

Attend this masterclass series and learn how to:

- Make your macarons look professional
- Add different flavours
- Perfect the baking process
- Types of food colouring to use
- Achieve perfect piping
- Create a smooth top and distinct feet

What you will receive:

-2 x masterclass sessions that include expert advice
-Prerecorded question and answer session
- A link to re-watch the masterclasses at your leisure
Sessions in This Series
  • BBC Good Food: Quick Skills: Macarons
    Thursday, May 12, 2022 · 5:30 PM BST

    Want perfectly shaped macarons every time? Join our quick learn class to discover how to make your macarons look professional.

    Hosted by pastry chef and BBC Good Food recipe developer, Liberty Mendez, you’ll also pick up tips on flavouring and can hear questions from other bakers in the recorded Q&A.

    Our expert will share the secret to getting perfectly shaped macarons, every time. You’ll also learn how to add different flavours to your meringue-based bake, which combinations work well and how to carry on experimenting.


    - Creating ruffles/feet
    - Adding flavour
    - Troubleshooting question and answer session
  • BBC Good Food: Mastering Macarons
    Friday, May 13, 2022 · 11:30 AM BST
    Our expert Liberty Mendez will explain what makes a perfect macaron by looking at how and why each stage in the recipe works.

    You’ll learn the baking process, alongside a troubleshooting session to tackle where they may go wrong.

    By learning the patisserie secrets, the types of food colouring to use, and how to achieve perfect piping, you’ll be a macaron master in no time.
    Pastry chef Liberty Mendez led a 60-minute presentation, followed by a 30-minute Q&A, focusing on mastering your macaron-making skills.


    - How to pick the best ingredients
    - What equipment you need
    - Mastering the meringue base
    - Batter consistency and how to colour the mix
    - Piping the macaron
    - Creating a smooth top
    - Creating ruffles/feet
    - How to fill and what with
    - Troubleshooting Q&A
Buy Mastering Macarons: Two-part series