Happy Macaron Day!


On March 20th,  France celebrates Le jour des Macarons or  Macaron Day! Yes, those scrumptious melt in your mouth little French creations have their own National Day which also happens to coincide with other celebrations that day such as the International Francophonie Day which is the celebration of the French Language spoken all around the world, the first day of Spring, and the International Day of Happiness!

 

These delicious bites have a long French history dating back to  the early 1930′s when  the “macaron” took on a Parisian flair as it is known today, thanks to an enterprising young baker called Pierre Desfontaines, an employee of the legendary Ladurée Maison founded in 1862.

Of course, you’ll want to try the original Ladurée Macarons  while in Paris or  in other great cities, but did you know you can also order them online anytime?

Most French bakeries will also carry them all over the USA and we’ve listed our favorites in Los Angeles and Dallas Fort Worth. You can even buy  a cheap frozen dozen macarons at  Aldie’s or even Trader Joe’s at a fraction of  the cost and they are quite delicious.

Another option is to try some  French Macarons Gift Boxes from  a variety of brands that use imported ingredients from France, even the butter!

Or better yet, make your own macarons from scratch at home  and get all the ingredients, macaron molds, and everything you need to make the perfect little macaron. If you’d like to try making them, this has got to be the easiest macaron recipe in 10 simple steps!

Whichever way you choose to celebrate Macaron Day, one thing’s for sure you won’t be able to have just one!

 

 

French A LA Carte lips circle

Pinterest

Twitter

Facebook

Instagram

©Copyright 2021 French A L.A Carte Blog

French Culture & Lifestyle in the USA

French A L.A Carte Blog earns a small affiliate fee when you purchase anything and anywhere on Amazon

Thank you!  Merci!

Shop Now

 

 

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.