Don’t play with your food …

When I was younger, my mother always said, Thomas, don’t play with your food. Little did she know then, that one day I would be earning a living, doing just that. Yesterday I afternoon I was sitting on our terrace at home, trying to find out, if I like french macaron any better this time around….

A macaron is a sweet confectionery …

… made with egg whites, icing sugar, granulated sugar, almond powder or ground almond, and food coloring. The macaron is commonly filled with buttercream or jam filling sandwiched between two cookies. Its name is derived from an Italian word “maccarone” or “maccherone”. This word is itself derived from ammaccare, meaning crush or beat, used here…

Beirut’s very own Ladurée

… Pretty, no?   I thought I write about Ladurée‘s new shop in Beirut, Lebanon. It is since October 20, 2010, that we are able to indulge in Macarons directly shipped from France. (Do you see a paradox Here??) A whole lot of of flavors and tastes are available in all sorts of pretty colors. And…