Chocolate and Pastry Fit for a Queen ……and King

This Patisserie was a must see on the Dello Mano Paris & Chocolate Pilgrimage. Everything about the Stohrer emblem says royalty. The Storher name is in the centre of a Royal blue oval which is adorned atop with a regal crown and curving flourishes. Beneath the official mark  are the impressive facts that spruik  ( en Francais) How amazing is it that it has been … Continue reading Chocolate and Pastry Fit for a Queen ……and King

One more chocolate cake reason to visit Bvd. St. Germain 7th

If you are in the vicinity of the Musee D’Orsay you must pop by to this amazing artisan pastry store. Located in a beautiful angular  corner position  on the very grand Boulevard St. Germain in the 7th is Gosselin Phillipe. Gosselin are  Patissier/Boulagere par excellence. They are also listed as a Traiteur which in the local parlance can mean a few things such as  eating … Continue reading One more chocolate cake reason to visit Bvd. St. Germain 7th

Not Chocolate, Just bread…Period.

I’ve followed Poilane for years.They’re probably the most famous bakery in France. I’ve followed them not only in food journals and magazines but far and wide because of mentions in books like Seth Godin’s Purple Cow. Godin, makes note of the  differentiation achieved by Poilane amidst many other bakers and so I was keen to go along and see just how bread can be different … Continue reading Not Chocolate, Just bread…Period.