Saturday Sweets: dbakers Serves Exclusive Macarons In Honor of the Special Olympics
dbakers has launched a limited edition “Around The World of Macarons” menu giving back to the Special Olympics! Each macaron represents a traditional food or flavor from various countries and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to these inspiring athletes from across the globe.
More than 7,000 athletes from 170 countries competed in 24 summer sports, along with 2,500 coaches and 20,000 volunteers. This is the first Special Olympics World Games in the Middle East/North Africa region.
Hosted in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in at the end of March, the bid to host was won by The Crown Prince Court, with a mission to promote positive social change for people with intellectual disabilities and create a more inclusive society.
Special Olympics is the world’s largest humanitarian sporting event and a global movement which focuses on the empowerment of People of Determination with intellectual disabilities through the power of sport
In honor of these incredible athletes from all over the world dbakers came up with the following macarons:
Around The World Macaron Flavors
VENEZUELA - GOLFEADO (MOSCOVADO SUGAR, ANISE SEEDS & CHEESE)
COLOMBIA - LULO (COLOMBIAN FRUIT SWEET AND ACID, FILLED WITH LULO PATE DE FRUIT)
ITALY - TIRAMISU (MASCARPONE CREAM FILLED WITH COFFEE GANACHE AND TOASTED COFFEE BEAN)
BRASIL - COCONUT BEIJINHO (CONDENSED MILK COOKED WITH BUTTER AND COCONUT FLAKES)
JAPAN - BLACK SESAME MATCHA (MATCHA GANACHE FILLED WITH TAHINI BUTTERCREAM)
LEBANON - BAKLAVA (ROSE WATER, ORANGE BLOSSOM & PISTACHIO FILLING)
FRANCE - CREME BRULEE (TOASTED CARAMEL FILLED WITH CREME BRULEE)
MEXICO - SPICY CHOCOLATE (DARK CHOCOLATE WITH CHILI PEPPER
CANADA - MAPLE/BACON (MAPLE BUTTERCREAM FILLED WITH CARAMELIZED BACON)
INDIA - WHITE CHOCOLATE CURRY (CURRY WHITE CHOCOLATE GANACHE)
THAILAND - MANGO SPICY (MANGO PATE DE FRUIT WITH A HINT OF PIRI PIRI)
CUBA - PASTELITO DE GUAYABA (CREAM CHEESE FILLED WITH GUAVA PATE DE FRUIT)
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