LADUREE – THE KINGDOM OF MACARONS IN PARIS | France
When you hear Paris you must think Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, Renaissance buildings with magnificent gardens, Bateaux-Mouches flowing under the Seine, luminous roads full of street artists and of course, delicious macaroons. It makes sense because macarons have long been connected to the City of Light. Despite the fact that the Italians created macaroon cookies, the […]

LADUREE - THE KINGDOM OF MACAROONS IN PARIS

When you hear Paris you must think Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, Renaissance buildings with magnificent gardens, Bateaux-Mouches flowing under the Seine, luminous roads full of street artists and of course, delicious macaroons. It makes sense because macarons have long been connected to the City of Light.

Despite the fact that the Italians created macaroon cookies, the French came up with the idea of ​​joining two macaroons and putting cream in between; and There you go! This is how the famous macaroons were created and how they ultimately stole our hearts!

In particular, the macaroons came from a luxury bakery in one of the most chic areas of Paris, in 1862. We are talking about the famous bakery THE DURATION bakery, which is still famous and full of macaroon fans. In fact, the main recipe for macarons remains the same with the one that only Parisian high society used to eat, centuries ago.

the LADUREE bakery had been the meeting point of French nobles until today and it also started the first tea room in France, where French women were allowed to have their cup of tea with, of course, macaroons.


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If you visit Paris, you should - or maybe a must-see - visit LADUREE bakery not only for its delicious strawberry, rose, millefeuille, raspberry, chocolate, lavender, peanut and vanilla macaroons but also to admire its decoration. It's like walking into a Renaissance palace hall, full of little gold and pale green details.

You should - and surely you should - be patient. There are many people who expect the same reason as you; macarons. But the Restaurant LADUREE, is also worth the detour for a hundred sweet reasons!

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Restaurant LADUREE

However, even though the macaroons are delicious, don't forget to take a look at the packaging. It's also amazing, considering that LADUREE has worked with big fashion houses, such as Christian Louboutin, for the perfect packaging design and replacement with a new one, twice a year.

** Daily quiz **

How many macarons do you think are sold in a day in the luxury bakery in Paris? 15,000 - yes, it's really 15,000 macaroons!


Words: Sophia Maha
Translation: Adrianna Argyropoulou
Pictures: THE DURATION, Pinterest

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