"‘Macaroon?’ He didn’t know what that meant. It sounded like a place, somewhere a long way away."

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A macaroon is actually a light cake or biscuit made with ground almonds, sugar and egg whites, and sometimes coconut. They can come in an assortment of bright pastel colours, or plain ‘biscuit colour.’

Macaroon recipes from BBC food.