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09 Oct

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Thanks to the lovely family team at Almondine you can now have fresh, handmade macarons delivered to your suite!

Almondine

Skene House HotelSuites and Conference Suites prides itself on providing our guests with the best products and services that Aberdeen has to offer. Aiming to satisfy our guest’s international tastes, we can recommend Almondine to deliver macarons direct to your hotel suite.

Simply call: Almondine on 07565 101 936 to order your macarons and have them delivered to your Skene House Hotel reception where a receptionist will call you to collect or deliver to your suite.

For those who may not be familiar with this French fancy, you may be interested to read on:

“The True Story of the Ladurée Macaron"

Macarons

"These small, round cakes, crisp on the outside, smooth and soft in the middle, are the most famous creation of Ladurée. The story of the Ladurée macaron starts with Pierre Desfontaines, second cousin of Louis Ernest Ladurée, who at the beginning of the 20th century first thought of taking two macaron shells and joining them with a delicious ganache filling. These small, round cakes, crisp on the outside, smooth and soft in the middle, are made every morning in Ladurée’s “laboratory”. The pastry chefs measure out very precisely the required amounts of almonds, eggs and sugar, before adding one final ingredient, a pinch of unique “know-how”, essential to the making of such a delicacy. Once cooked and filled, the macarons are put to one side for 2 days before going on sale, the time it takes to achieve a perfect balance between texture and flavour.”

(Source: http://www.laduree.fr)

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