Calissons d'Aix-en-Provence - 11 pcs Ships from France This product ships from France.

$12.90
Qty:


Calissons d'Aix en Provence, 11 Pieces in a Gift Box - 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.

The perfect gift for Provence lovers. Order and buy online, we ship directly from Aix en Provence!

Net weight: 5.1 oz (145 grams)
Packaged in a nice paper gift box.

* Check other Calissons.
* See more French Sweets specialties.
* Discover additional French Food specialties.

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!

Customers who bought this product also purchased

Bonne Maman Mini Ginger Bread Cakes
Bonne Maman Mini Ginger Bread Cakes
$9.90
more details
Savane Chocolate Marble Cake by Brossard
Savane Chocolate Marble Cake by Brossard
$5.90
more details
Chocolate Filled Crepes - 6 pc
Chocolate Filled Crepes - 6 pc
$6.90
more details
Individually Wrapped Madeleines - Chocolate
Individually Wrapped Madeleines - Chocolate
$1.50
more details
La Barquette Cookies - Chocolate
La Barquette Cookies - Chocolate
$4.90
more details
La Barquette Cookies - Raspberry
La Barquette Cookies - Raspberry
$4.90
more details
Fresh Body Splash - Organic Lavender
Fresh Body Splash - Organic Lavender
$22.90
more details
Ceramic Bowl - Flowers, Large size<br>*Buy 1, Get 1 Free
Ceramic Bowl - Flowers, Large size
*Buy 1, Get 1 Free
$5.90
more details
Heart-Shaped Paris Tin - French Nougats
Heart-Shaped Paris Tin - French Nougats
$9.90
more details

 

VISA Master Card American Express Discover Card PayPal

© 2016 Saveur du Jour