The vintage Alsatian illustrator Hansi

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Jean Jacques Waltz (1873-1951) alias Hansi was a French, Alsatian illustrator. He illustrated postcards, posters and books depicting Alsace : “L’Histoire d’Alsace racontée aux petits d’enfants” (1912), “Mon village” (1913), “Paradis tricolore” (1918) and “L’Alsace Heureuse” (1918). Complete artist, he … Continue reading

Delightful and ravishing pastries at Gilles Marchal

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I discovered this beautiful and delicious pastry shop when i walked on the hill of Montmartre in Paris. The decoration and the pastries are very refined. The chandelier, the madeleine printed wallpaper and the door handle in the form of … Continue reading

Sugar sweets with Mediterranean flavours

The French brand “Le clos de Laure” has assembled jam makers since 1998. These artisans create Provençal and Nice local gourmet products.

I tasted the “Délice d’amande à la fleur d’oranger” (almond delight with orange blossom) and the “Confit de rose de Grasse” (candied Grasse rose). It is delicious and very flavoured !

délices orientaux

The official website : http://www.leclosdelaure.com/

I found these products at the “maison Castro” in Paris.