Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is stepping into a time machine this season by settling down in the Ottoman Empire with the lovely French Trudon. The chef and pastry chef of the five-star hotel Waldorf Astoria took a deep dive into the history of Cire Trudon by smell and taste. The result is a nice selection of savory and sweet delicacies, inspired by greats from history.
Picture courtesy of Waldorf Astoria
Expect beautiful appetizers like the salmon and cucumber, a unique variation of the Scotch egg, a vol-au-vent with truffle, and a homemade brioche bun with foie gras and apple. The experience continues with an edible candle made from apple, lemon, ginger, and mint, inspired by Abd El Kader.
From savory to sweet
Then you’ll be able to enjoy chocolate, lavender, and honey madeleine, a tribute to horse rider and fencer Madeleine de Maupin. The Patissier also welcomes Josephine de Beauharnais. Because of her love of gardens, he created an éclair, made from kaffir lime, jasmine, and coconut. The mouth-watering Afternoon Tea ends with a cake of bergamot, pear, and honey that is a tasteful reference to the Cire Trudon candle.
Ernesto is a classic candle by Cire Trudon and fits all occasions, and perfumes each and every room, It contains rum, grapefruit, bergamot, clove, labdanum, oakwood, patchouli, amber, leather, moss, tobacco. The burning hours are about 55 to 60 hours. (270g | €85)
The highly recommended Afternoon Tea is available from Wednesday 20 October 2022 and served on Wednesday to Sunday from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (€65.00 per person)