Category: France

Maison Gazelle – Gazelle Horns

Maison Gazelle – Gazelle Horns

Living in this dessert paradise for more than four years, I have tried more than 120 dessert shops / bakeries / tea houses, but more locations are yet for me to discover. In Paris, one can easily find some special desserts from different countries. This […]

Calissons du Roy René – Traditional French candy and their cakes

Calissons du Roy René – Traditional French candy and their cakes

I knew calissons when I first came traveling in France more than 10 years ago. I saw them everywhere in Lyon, Nice and Marseille. They are easily recognizable because of their rhombus shape with round angles. At that time, I did not know what they […]

Bontemps – Pastry shop specializing in sablés

Bontemps – Pastry shop specializing in sablés

There are truly too many great pastry shops in Paris. It is very difficult to choose which one to share with you first. After some thoughts, I decided to introduce a French patisserie called Bontemps. I am not sure what the origin of the name of […]