Overseas – France

Ladurée Paris – For Macarons and The Art of French Living On Champs Elysées

Choosing to eat the Ladurée macarons could mean missing out on the other independent, artisanal patisserie brands in Paris. There is only that much space. The struggle didn’t take that long. After all, Ladurée is known to be the creator of the double-disc macaron that we are familiar with today (though another baker also claimed to have ‘invented’ it first). In a nutshell, macaron didn’t used to be served with any fillings or special flavours. The humble pastry rose to greater fame when Louis-Ernest Ladurée’s grandson suggested putting two macaron shells together with a filling of creamy......

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