Macherie Blog

April 28, 2020

New Product Release: The Ready to Bake Pastry Range

New Product Release: The Ready to Bake Pastry Range Head Chef Guillaume Nicoli has a brand-new range that we're here for and very excited to announce to our customers. Lucky for us, Guillaume had a moment of homesickness and realised he couldn't find the authentic, quality French Pastry in New Zealand. You know the stuff, we’re talking a classic crossiant,…
March 15, 2020

The Eclair – A Dreamy Pastry

Firstly, what is an éclair? Originally, an eclair was an oblong pastry made with choux dough filled with a vanilla cream and topped with chocolate icing. Of course, over the years this has changed and evolved based on what’s on-trend. Now, an éclair has moulded and morphed in shapes, sizes, fillings, and recipes. What’s interesting is that the eclair originated…
March 4, 2020

Our Range of Gateaux – Small, but big in flavour!

Our Range of Gateaux – Small, but Big in Flavour!   Head Chef Guillaume is always looking for new exciting flavours that are nothing less than impressive. If you’ve tried the Ma Cherie gateaux range, you’ll know this is true! From mango to blueberries – fresh flavours are not lacking. Each of our gateaux have been flavour matched to perfection.…
February 18, 2020

Ma Cherie Large Desserts – An Interview with Head Chef, Guillaume Nicoli

Last month, we had the privilege of interviewing head Chef Guillaume Nicoli about his delicious creation, the Dark Chocolate and Passion Fruit Gateaux.   The blog was such a hit, and so much fun, that we thought we’d do it again! This time though, the amazing and mouth-watering Wholesale Large Desserts. With their impressive fillings, amazing piping and fresh flavours, they are a firm favourite…
February 18, 2020

Are Hot Cross Bun Macarons a French Easter Tradition?

This year we’ve brought back our delicious (and one of our favourites) hot cross bun macarons. They’re packed full of cinnamon and raison flavours giving your taste buds a well-deserved hug. Awesome to give or receive as a gift. We promise, they really do taste like hot cross buns! To celebrate Easter, we thought we’d show you a few French…
February 4, 2020

Are You Ready for Valentine’s Day?

Are you ready for Valentine's Day?   Looking for something special to offer your customers this Valentine’s Day? Our desserts are perfect for your romantic menu. Why not offer boxed macarons to your customers as gifts, tart or a beautiful gateaux? Here are out top Valentine's picks this year. Macaron Gift Blisters Authentic French Macarons made with an almond meal.…
January 22, 2020

The New and Improved Dark Chocolate & Passion Fruit Gateaux

We're delighted to inform you that we've redesigned our Dark Chocolate and Passionfruit Gateaux.  Being our best seller, we haven't made any changes to our favourite recipe! Our Dark Chocolate and Passionfruit Gateaux still has it's wonderful almond daquoise, passionfruit jelly and delicious dark chocolate mousse. We've just changed the look.  In light of our exciting new release, we thought it would be fun to…
January 15, 2020

Summer Flavours in our Desserts

Summer Flavours in our Desserts Summer is in full swing in New Zealand and Guillaume, the Founder of Ma Cherie, has whipped up some delicious creations using the best flavours that New Zealand has to offer. In the spirit of summer and fresh ingredients, we wanted to highlight some of our favourite summer flavours in the Ma Cherie kitchen.   As Guillaume says, “You…
December 10, 2019

Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

What a year it has been! Ma Cherie has been extremely busy this year, and not just baking delicious wholesale French pastry. We’ve been creating websites, upskilling and expanding our staff, moving to a new kitchen and creating new working efficiencies with fresh ingredients! We’ve also designed some delicious creations! You may have tried a few of the flavours such…
December 2, 2019

The Blueberry and Cherry Gateaux

This past winter head Chef Guillaume created a fresh exciting flavour. So exciting that when we took it off our menu, we had shops, cafes and restaurants calling us asking for it to come back! So, back by popular demand, let us reintroduce you to the Blueberry and Cherry Gateaux. A homemade brownie based topped with a dome of fruity…
November 11, 2019

The Christmas Macaron

The Christmas Macaron Ma Cherie, a team of talented and passionate patisserie chefs, known for authentic French pastries. Head chef, Guillaume Nicoli, is still working his magic with locally sourced ingredients and this year he has a special treat for us.   The Christmas Macaron.  The concept of the Christmas macaron was quite simple, really. The goal was to tap into your childhood memories as you savoured…
October 2, 2019

Ma Cherie, Finalist in the ‘2019 Best French Bakery in New Zealand’ Awards

Ma Cherie, Finalist in the '2019 Best French Bakery in New Zealand' Awards We’re delighted to announce that Ma Cherie are listed as a finalist in the first ever New Zealand Best French Bakery Awards. There are 12 Boulangeries & Patisseries competing – and very tough competition if we do say so ourselves. There are many businesses that we admire…