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Tea Time at Mariage Frères

Mariage Frères – with over 650 varieties of tea from 36 producing countries and covering all tea families (white teas, green teas, black teas and red teas among many others) this is a French institution for tea lovers! Established…

La Galette des Chefs, la Galette du Coeur 2017
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La Galette des Chefs la Galette du Coeur 2017

For the 13th consecutive year great pastry-chefs and Michelin starred chefs gathered at Place St-Germain des Prés last Saturday donating several of their Galettes des Rois, to be sold in favor of the POIC association to help children with…

La Galette des Chefs, la Galette du Coeur 2016
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La Galette des Chefs, la Galette du Coeur 2016

La Galette des Chefs, la Galette du Coeur 2016 Today, Saturday was the 12th year “La Galette des Chefs, la Galette du Coeur” was held at Place de Saint-Germain-des-Près. You’ve probably read my post last year, the Top Pastry…

salon du chocolat 2015
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Salon du Chocolat 2015

Salon du Chocolat 2015 in Paris. Yes, it’s that time again of the year when it’s cold outside and you rather sit at home drinking a cup of hot chocolate or just simply enjoy a bar of chocolate… Tuesday…

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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…

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,…

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