The word macaroon means different things to different nationalities. Whilst in
America we could care less as to
whether it is macaroni and cheese or cheese and macaroni, Europeans take the
matter of food very seriously. Case in
point, the macaroon.
The Parisian bakery Ladureé is credited with the creation of the French macaroon. As such, they should be on your MUST VISIT list when in
Paris. In the meantime, we can have these delicacies
directly sent to our door via Pavillon Ledoyen, a purveyor of all things
gourmet, also located in Paris.
Pavillion Ledoyen opened in 1791 as a restaurant. It passed through a number of owners, even overcoming a fire in 1848. Eventually, the brand grew to what it is today, shipping French delicacies all over the world for those who do not have the good fortune of living in
Enjoy your happy coffee moment!