A selection of desserts from Paris

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This is a very little post about a selection of desserts from Paris recently bought while walking in various districts of the French capital. We are often in contemplation when passing by a window shop of Parisian pâtisseries. Enjoy these sweet temptations…


We love Paris for its monuments, parks & gardens, museums, atmosphere and busyness. But we also love the French capital for its delicious pâtisseries! Some of them offer some remarkable tartlets, éclairs, religieuses and other sweet treats… you’ll be spoilt for choice. Here is a small photo selection.


un éclair à la pistache (pistachio éclair):


des choux à la crème:


une tartelette aux framboises (raspberry tartlet):


un délice au chocolat:


une sélection de petits-fours:


des paris-brests:


des gâteaux aux fruits rouges:


un éclair au citron (lemon éclair):


Paris is quite unique: it seems that nowhere else in the world you can find so many delicious sweet temptations. One of the best pâtisseries in France are those founded by Pierre Hermé. Since 2001 the pastry chef (a native from Alsace) has been creating pâtisseries that look as beautiful as they taste. When we wanted to learn more about French pâtisseries from Sydney, Australia we discovered Pierre Hermé’s ‘Paris Pâtisseries: History, Shops, Recipes’. What we liked about this book was the superb photos and the 25 recipes included.

Pierre Hermé Paris Patisserie

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Pierre is a French/Australian who is passionate about France and its culture. He grew up in France and Germany and has also lived in Australia and England. In 2014 he moved back to Europe from Sydney with his wife and daughter to be closer to their families and to France. He has a background teaching French and holds a Master of Translating and Interpreting English-French with the degree of Master of International Relations and a degree of Economics and Management.

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