It’s happening! Pixar Fest is officially kicking off at Disneyland Resort! And while we’re excited for two returning parades and a new projection show called Together Forever, you know what we’re most looking forward to: the eats!
We’re headed back for more macarons! Ready?
Les Halles Boulangerie Patisserie
This spot underwent an enormous expansion a while back. And while there are things that we miss about the old bakery, on the whole it’s been a terrific success!
Not only do we have the amazing new L’Artisan des Glaces to tempt us, but the expanded bakery and pastry outlet means that you can enjoy a full meal.
Or you can continue to stop by for a treat between meals.
And that’s what we’re doing today as I finally get to sample a treat that’s part pastry and part art.
The Macarons Collection
On my recent visit to Walt Disney World, I knew I had to carve out some time to visit Les Halles for one reason: I had to try The Macarons Collection for myself.
They come packaged in this awesome little box — perfect for taking and enjoying one or two while strolling around World Showcase, and saving the rest for later. The packaging also makes for a great take home treat for you or a loved one — if you can stay out of them on the plane ride/car trip home. (Good luck with that.)
Open the lid, and you see the assortment of beautiful colors that make up your gift box of goodies.
And I’m not kidding about these sweet little treats being as much fine art as culinary art. Just look at them!
Now, here’s where we need to talk. Because some of you out there may be tempted to dismiss macarons as frivolous, tasteless, silly little things.
That would be a mistake. Yes, several of them are beautifully dyed to suggest the flavors that hide inside. But they’re still delicious.
Let’s take a closer look at the [Read more…]