“Une souris et des hommes” in Paris : When literature and pastry meet

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“Une souris et des hommes” is a charming and cosy tea house where we can degust beautiful and delicious pastries, drinking tea from Palais des thés and read books! The name “Une souris et des hommes” (“A mouse and men”) … Continue reading

A royal tea time with Marie-Antoinette at Nina’s in Paris

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Nina’s was orginally a perfume distillery company founded in 1672 by Pierre Diaz. This firm was the supplier of fragrances for King Louis XIV and the Court of Versailles. The Queen Marie-Antoinette liked particulary the lavender and rose fragrances. Today, … 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

An enchanting timeless breakfast at Angelina

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I tasted the breakfast at the famous Tea house Angelina in Paris. Angelina was founded in 1903 by Antoine Rumpelmayer and the decoration was designed by the famous Belle Epoque architect Edouard-Jean Niermans. The decor is finely-worked and sophisticated with … 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.