Almond Tuiles

Tuiles aux Amandes

Preparation info

  • Makes

    20 to 24

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

French Classics Made Easy

French Classics Made Easy

By Richard Grausman

Published 2011

  • About

TUILES are without question France’s best cookie. The reputations of many French pastry chefs have been made or broken by the quality of their tuiles. These extremely thin, crisp almond cookies, which are formed to resemble the roof tiles (tuiles) found in Mediterranean countries, are often served with dessert in the finest restaurants. The memory of an otherwise superb meal can be flawed by poor-quality tuiles, and imperfections in a meal can be forgiven if it ends wit