Macarons

Copied from Wikipedia - A macaron is a sweet confectionery. Its name is derived from an Italian word "maccarone" or "maccherone". This word is itself derived from ammaccare, meaning crush or beat, used here in reference to the almond paste which is the principal ingredient. It is meringue-based: made from a mixture of egg whites, almond flour, and both granulated and confectionery sugar.
Now we KL folks can have macarons too! Wow, we don't need to fly to France to get it.  :)

I have bought macarons from 3 different bakery and let's see the review from me now.  ;)

1) Whisk Espresso Bar & Bake Shop located at LG 03, Empire Shopping Gallery, Jalan SS16/1, 47500 Subang Jaya. Tel no 03-5022-2060


The mini macaron is selling at RM2 each and with the purchase of 10 pcs, you just need to pay RM18. Their macarons look very cute and nice, and the taste is OK. I would give it 2.5 out of 5 points. Ohya, they are selling the big size macaron at higher price, RM5 each.

2) Babycakes located at The G City Hotel, G.02A Ground Floor, 199 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 KL. Tel no 012-2190069

Better call to reserve the macarons before you heading to the shop. The macarons prize from RM2.20 to RM2.50 but the size is much more bigger than Whisk. So it's quite worth and the taste is superb, I would give it 3.5 ouf ot 5 points.

3) Nathalie's Gourmet Studio at Unit 4-1-5, Dutamas Solaris, Jalan Dutamas, 50490 KL. Tel no 03-6207-9572

The shop is quite hidden, it's located above Tutti Frutti Dutamas Solaris.

They have many flavors for you to choose and it's always available. Their macarons is nice but I found it a bit too sweet, and a bit expensive, RM4.40 each. I would rate it 3 out of 5 points.



the staff was wearing a cute macaron t-shirt

yellow & pink - from Whisk
brown & white - from Nathalie
green & black - from Babycakes

Now, would you want to try some too? ^-^

4 comments:

Vincent Cho said...

最近大家都疯macaron!哈哈…

sai ling said...

nice one!i prefer the second one!
i will go to buy some to eat ~=P
thx for your recommendations!

Jessying said...

never try this. looks colorful.. wonderful how it taste.. hmmm

Wai Yee aka Rane said...

Vincent, hanoh hanoh, knew that you have tried the Babycakes one too ^-^

Sai ling, you are welcome :)

Jess, yeah the colors made me crazy for them!

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