French Calissons d'Aix en Provence, 15 Pieces in a Gift Bag - Made in France.
Calissons are a delicious French candy made of a smooth, homogeneous paste of candied fruit and ground almonds topped with a thin layer of white icing (royal glaze). These French Calissons are made by Roy Rene according to the traditional recipe from Aix en Provence with almonds, sugar, glucose syrup, candied melon, orange peel, and egg white.
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Net weight: 6.8 oz (195 grams)
Contains 15 pieces
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Packaged in a nice gift bag with decorative golden bow.
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More about Calissons d'Aix:
in 1420, when Provence was still a kingdom of its own, the king of Naples and Count of Provence, roi Rene, got married. Decades of wedded bliss later, his wife died, and rather than stay a swinging 44-year-old bachelor, he managed to find a 22 year old bride just a year later. The problem was that her dad arranged the marriage, and she wasn't thrilled. So Rene's chef decided that he'd invent a candy to cheer her up. That's how the calisson was born!