Jacques Génin, Paris – A slice of millefeuille heaven

An afternoon at chocolatier Jacques Génin’s salon is every gourmand’s sweet-toothed, Parisian dream. A must when in Paris.

Read More

Du Pain et Des Idées: An Exceptional Boulangerie in Paris

French artisan baker Christophe Vasseur’s motto to “do something different, but exceptional” has earned him a reputation for being one of the best bakers in Paris (Gault & Millau, 2008), in just six years of opening his popular Du Pain et Des Idées boulangerie. And hand on heart, we speak from experience that his signature wood-fired pain des amis loafs and gorgeous swirls of sweet escargots are some of the best breads ever created.

Read More