I have to say that I’m beginning to like macaroons and the latest addition to my collection would be the mini macaroons from Empire Macaroons. We found their booth at Rockwell and we were taken by the flavors that they were offering that we wanted to try it out.
We opted to get the mini macaroons so that we could taste all the flavors without having to spend a lot. It was a good decision because they were not as mini as we thought. In fact, some were as big as their normal servings.
Pardon the cracked surfaces as they got squished in my bag. They were so fragile!
Their macaroons had the following fillings:
Pistachio, Hazelnutella, Strawberry, Lemon Curd, Earl Gray & Milk Chocolate, 52% Belgian Dark Chocolate, Snicker’s, Reese’s, Mango Cream, Espresso, Caramel Marshmallow and Bacon Jam, Belgian White Chocolate
I was amazed at their unique and not so ordinary flavors. We had fun trying each macaroon and guessing what was the flavor of that macaroon. You can identify them either via their smell or the taste of the filling which was really distinct (although there were some that we got confused). The macaroons break easily and once you get past the cookie-like crust, you would be greeted by the tasty filling.
Here’s a picture of my favorite among the twelve (12) ! The Reese’s Macaroon! It had the texture and chewiness of a macaroon but the flavor is all Reese’s! I’m sure you will not mistake it for any other flavor.
Here’s their prizes for your reference:
|1 piece||PHP 38|
|3 pieces||PHP 110|
|Box of 9 pieces||PHP 316|
|1 Dozen||PHP 415|
|1 Dozen of mini macaroons||210|
|Macaron Tower||Starts at PHP 5,500|
(3pcs in clear plastic box)
I hope to catch them again at Rockwell on my next visit.
Till next time,
0917 8861190 or 02 5142546
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