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Tea Time at Costes

Hotel Costes with its delightful courtyard, THE place for not only late night dinners but also for a tea time break in the afternoon. With the antique statues overlooking from the French balconies, salmon coloured walls..and the green plants..I…

Paris Restaurants and bistros

Le Nemrod, bistro in Paris

Le Nemrod, the French bistro situated on the corner of Rue du Cherche-Midi and Rue Saint Placide is the place I sometimes have lunch at or an after-work in the evenings (when I’m too lazy to go to Café…

Paris Pâtisseries

Le Bac Sucré

Le Bac Sucré Remember when I was living at rue de Varenne? Dangerously way too close to rue du Bac, the street where all temptations are situated almost side by side. La Grande Epicérie, Angelina, Chapon, La pâtisserie des…

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Pâtisserie Gilles Marchal

Gilles Marchal, Master Chocolatier, Pastry Chef and also Glacier, opened his boutique a few months ago in Montmartre. From the region Lorraine and with a career at Plaza Athénée, l’Hôtel Le Bristol, l’Hôtel Crillon and Maison du Chocolat, to…

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La Domaine des macarons de Réau

Crunchy on the outside and soft in the inside, these macarons à l’ancienne from Réau are addictive! Gluten-free, no additives, no colorings or artificial flavourings…only sugar, almond powder, egg white and natural flavouring….they are made à la demande and…

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La chasse aux œufs

La chasse aux œufs (Easter egg hunt) that Harmony had organized at le Domaine des Macarons de Réau was the highlight of my visit. It all began with Régis, telling a story for the 50 excited children..a story about…

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Les macarons de Réau

Les macarons de Réau, my first encounter with these pretty traditional macarons à l’ancienne was at La Grand Epicerie two years ago. Ever since, I’ve been quite addicted. Imagine how surprised I got when I saw that the team…

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Chocolats de Pâques

Easter is coming up and it means all the chocolatiers in France are quite busy. I can only imagine how much chocolate the French eats during Easter :-) This is the period where I love passing by the vitrinas…

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Gérard Mulot

When I first moved to Saint Germain, in early 2010, Gérard Mulots boulangerie and pastry shop was the closest one to my home, you can only imagine how many times a day I passed by his vitrinas daydreaming about…

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La Gourmandise

La Gourmandise is THE pastry you just have to try if ever going to Arnaud Lahrer !!! You all know how much I’m into meringue pastries, always having the Himalayan Emperors at Miss Ko. Well..I’m telling you, la Gourmandise…

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Le Jour du Macaron 2015

Have a macaron for a good cause! Ten years ago Pierre Hermé started le Jour du Macaron, people would get one macaron for free when donating to the Association for Cystic Fibrosis. Un don, un macaron! I met Parisbreakfast…

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