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Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Armelle's Kitchen

Sunday 16 January 2022

I first met Scotsman Kenny Rorie in a Co. Dublin market when, attracted by the fantastic pattiserie on display, he proudly showed me pictures of the huge 1.7 meter ‘tower’ cake which had been made for his marriage to his French wife, baker Armelle Siomboing. Macaron tower cakes are traditional in France but this was made in the shape of the Eiffel Tower with 310 macarons, which they made themselves, affixed with cocktail sticks on a metal tower frame made by Armelle’s dad.

Armelle and Kenny expanded in 2017 from a micro business selling their fantastic cakes from home to their new premises in Kilcullen, Co. Kildare. Now, people travel miles for their French pastries, macarons and cakes, but also cakes for weddings and special occasions, and it wasn't long before they expanded to being a Patisserie and Traiteur.

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