Parisian pastries 2/2

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The Flan pâtissier is a flan (an egg cream beaten with milk and baked in an oven) put on a short pastry. « Baba au rhum is a light cake raised with yeast, containing raisins and dried fruits and soaked … Continue reading

Parisian pastries 1/2

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Chouquettes are small choux pastries with pearl sugar. The choux pastry dated from the 16th century and was invented by the Italian Popelini who was the pastry cook of the French Queen Catherine de Médicis (1519-1589). In 1760, Jean Avice … Continue reading

Alsatian Christmas pastries

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Homemade Alsatian Christmas bredele (Étoiles à la cannelle, Linzer…).

Celebrating Christmas with marvellous pastries (2017)

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Favourite tea times in Paris 16

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The white cups (Manoir tasse à café sans soucoupe) are from Villeroy & Boch. Besides, the background represents Paris and is from the Disney movie “The aristocats”.

“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