Dello Mano is a small business family. We don’t take too many breaks but when we do, Continue reading “The Dello Mano Parisian Pilgrimage: Savoury Tarts and the Rose Bakery”
Patrick Roger is a chocolate artisan like no other. Patrick Roger is very involved in every step of chocolate making–from acquiring ingredients, developing flavor combinations, tempering the chocolates and sculpting! With a team of less than 15, Patrick Roger comes up with grand creations that are delectable and very detailed.
The clean lines of the Patrick Roger shops really give the chocolates the chance to pop. Don’t let your eyes fool you, those bees and chickens you will see on the shelves aren’t porcelain or glass—they’re chocolates too! Entering his store and getting a taste of the chocolates made us feel like being in Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. It’s handmade love for sure!
The day we visited the Patrick Roger Paris store, a one tonne block of chocolate in the window had been carved to a huge elephant. Something really amazing to see!
If you are in Paris and you’re looking for a chocolate gift then you will not be disappointed.
Flavor suggestions: anything with lemongrass, Sichuan peppercorn, pralines and caramels
Locations: Paris and Belgium click here for directory. We’ve vistied both and they are equally exciting. Continue reading “Paris Est Amour: 3 Must See Chocolate Shops”
The South of France is everything that we romanticized . The lavender was just in bloom, a little earlier than normal and pure bonus for us. The towns were absolutely gorgeous and the pastry to die for! A trip to Gordes in the Luberon region is a must do in France. It’s listed as one of the most beautiful villages of France and it’s easy … Continue reading A Good Life ….with Chocolate Beignet