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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…

Paris Pâtisseries

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…

Lille Pâtisseries

Waffles from Meert

As a souvenir from my daytrip to Lille I bought two waffles from Meert‘s boutique. One filled with their Madagascar vanilla and one with chestnut cream. They should be consumed within 10 days, but let me tell you this,…

Lille Restaurants and bistros

Pulp Kitchen

After a long day in Lille we were ready for dinner. I had wished to try the restaurant Bloempot, but as they were fully booked…even for months ahead I did some more research and found an organic restaurant that…

Lille Pâtisseries

Aux Merveilleux de Fred à Lille

After our lunch at “Aux Moules” it was time for the “goûter“* and our goûter was going to be found at “Aux Merveilleux de Fred”. Fred got boutiques in Paris..but, how special isn’t going to his first boutique in…

aux moules in Lille
Lille Restaurants and bistros

Aux Moules

The moules-frites (mussels and fries) in Lille are world-wide known and its the traditional dish in the north region of France and Belgium, so there was no question what we were going to have for lunch in Lille. With…

Paris Pâtisseries

Meert in Lille

Out of all meetingpoints in Lille , Parisbreakfasts and I chose Meert, are you even surprised? I knew Meert by their famous thin and oblong waffles filled with vanilla buttercream, yet I had never had one even though they…

Paris Restaurants and bistros

Crêperie Bretonne in Paris

After a quite dissapointing experience at the well-known Crêperie Josselin, me and Parisbreakfasts skipped the dessert and headed for another crêperie along the street for better luck. Crêperie Bretonne caught our attention, looked charming with its white and blue…

Paris Restaurants and bistros

Crêperie Josselin in Paris

Tap “best crêperie in Paris” or “meilleure crêperie Paris” and Crêperie Josselin will be among the top ones..even as a traditional crêperie. Happy to have found the “best” crêperie in town I set a date with Parisbreakfast. A line…

Paris Restaurants and bistros

Some Like it Hot

Some Like It Hot – Certains l’aiment chaud Food and Cinema is a great combo. Last Sunday, the community “Paris fait son cinéma”, was organizing a movie evening at Café de la Presse. Love events like that. Some Like…

Breizh Café in Paris
Paris Restaurants and bistros

Breizh Café in Paris

Breizh Café – Galette filled with deliciousness La Chandeleur (la fête de la lumière) or jour des crêpes is today, February 2nd. Its a Catholic holiday celebrating the purification of the Virgin Mary and the presentation of baby Jesus.…

Galette du Cœur 2015
Paris Pâtisseries

La Galette du Cœur 2015

La Galette du Cœur 2015 Last Saturday morning I was quite motivated to wake up early, had set a date with Carol at Place St-Germain des Prés as La Galette des Chefs – La Galette du Cœur was going…

Marie-Antoinette Buchette Ladurée
Paris Pâtisseries

Happy Birthday to me

Today I turned 33 years…young. Best part of turning older ? Getting to eat cakes and pastries..as if I didn’t do that on a daily basis ;-) Shhh….. Pale pink roses and a pretty Marie-Antoinette buchette for me earlier…

Jean-Paul Hévin Chocolate Bar(re)
Paris Pâtisseries

Jean-Paul Hévin Chocolate Bar(re)

Jean-Paul Hévin Chocolate Bar(re) Together with Carol I went to the opening soirée of Jean-Paul Hévin‘s Chocolate Bar(re) in the end of last week. Located on in the heart of Marais, just next doors to the mythic Marché des…

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