Tempting Parisian pastries!
Paris is truly a gourmet city with credentials that match its reputation. From the Salon du Chocolat to the Grand Tasting at the Carrousel du Louvre, from intimate little bistros to grilled chestnuts from the Jardins des Tuileries, the city is filled with delights to tantalise your taste buds. Today, our team shares the addresses of some of their favourite Parisian patisseries.
Parisian patisseries – the great classics
Whether you're new to Parisian patisseries or rediscovering them, nothing beats the chefs who produce sumptuous gastronomic creations on a daily basis. Arnaud Larher makes divine rum babas and Paris-Brest while L'Éclair de genie explores all the possibilities of that perennially popular dessert, the éclair. Meanwhile, the Meurice pastry shop invites you to feast your eyes as well as your taste buds with a host of wonderful sweet creations. A special mention goes to Yann Couvreur who offers very high-end pastries at amazingly affordable prices.
Would you like to try innovative pastries rather than the inevitable chocolate nuns and operas? Here are some addresses that should appeal to you. Hugo and Victor always use the tastiest ingredients according to the seasons, verbena, grape, and Mirabelle plum, for example. At, Des Gâteaux et du Pain, they rely on imaginative flavours to make tasty treats - fig puff pastry pie, for example. Finally, you'll be astonished by the amazing Sadaharu Aoki, a fusion patisserie that combines the flavours of Japan and France in creations like its yuzu macaroons and black sesame éclairs. All these exceptional treats will take you a delicious and satisfying sensory journey. Treat yourself to a few moments of sweetness in the Parisian patisseries. Each has its own particular know-how, creativity and charm and will appeal to the sweet cravings of both adults and children. Trust the Chess Hotel team, they know all about gluttony!
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