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Macarons in St Malo

A peek at the macaron making process…


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No point in waxing lyrical here about the delightfully lazy pace of life, the cafes, the fountains, the light, the cicadas or the lavender when what I am interested in are the long aperitifs, the various types of Kir and the polite smiling service of a patisserie-with -restaurant called Le Caladon in Nimes.

As declared on the menu the service here was attentive and smiling even our not-so-petit toutou  who was immediately attended to with a bowl of fresh water while his ‘parents’ (yes, the Towers have a child – and it’s hairy…) sipped peach and cassis kir in the ‘place’ famous for housing a frankly hideous statue of an alligator and a broken column.

Homely but flavoursome dishes were topped off by Cotes de Provence Rose and delicious macarons which were picked in the patisserie but served at the table.

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