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monkfish stew from Brittany

Monkfish French Brittany Stew - Lotte à l'armoricaine

A deliciously easy French classic: monkfish stew or Lotte à L'Armoricaine
luxury italian ice cream parlour Paris

Luxury Italian Ice Cream by Il Gelato Del Marchese Paris

Tasting the best luxury Italian ice cream in Paris, hidden in Saint Germain-des-Prés.
Tuileries Gardens Paris history and new cafe terrace

Paris Tuileries Gardens: Summer Amusements and a New Terrace Café

Come for a stroll at the annual summer fair in Paris's Tuileries: 24 June to 22 August 2017.
Angelina Rue du Bac Sucre Event Paris

Bac Sucré 2016: 2nd Fruity Edition on Paris Pastry Street

The second annual Bac Sucré Event which takes place on rue du Bac mid-June
All pastries are very much reduced in sugar, allowing each ingredient to shine. A particular personal favorite to give you an example is La Rustique – crunchy base of chestnut flour and brown rice, sweet potato and cinnamon purée and topped with baked apple. I loved the different textures and although not powerful, the hint of sweet potato is a clever touch. At 145 calories, it’s apparently 64% less than its traditional pastry, with 40% less sugar and has 97% more Magnesium and 44% more vitamin C! No gluten, no egg, no nuts and no soya. If you’re a real dark chocolate fan, then try the (also dairy-free) powerful l’Opérette, with a mixture of 70%, 85% and 100% raw cocoa for the most deliciously healthy protein boost.

Foucade: A Healthy 100% Gluten-Free Patisserie in Paris

I almost want to keep this address a secret. Last week I discovered…
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An African Teatime in Paris

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New macaron flavours at Pascal Caffet MOF France

Paris Macaron Week at Pascal Caffet - 18-24 April

When a Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF) announces a Macaron Week…
Teatime at Les Bulles de Paris hotel

A Champagne Teatime in Paris

When the heavens open in Paris and driving Spring rain pelts…
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Easter Chocolate Displays in Paris

Every year, my favourite chocolate boutiques never cease to impress. Come for a walk around their gorgeous treats...
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Complete Guide to Macaron Day Paris 2016

Boutique locations & opening times to help you plan the perfect Parisian weekend around macarons
Chocolate and orange financiers from Teatime in Paris

Spring Around Paris with Oranges for UK Mother's Day

Somebody responded to this photo of an orange tree on Facebook…
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Valentine Chocolates in Paris

Have a heart! A taste of many of the best chocolates in Paris for Saint Valentine's Day
Circus Bento Teatime Thierry Marx Camelia Paris

Circus Teatime in Paris - Homage to the New French Film "Chocolat"

The fascinating circus history behind the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Paris and a bento teatime to celebrate the film, "Chocolat"
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Best Galettes des Rois in Paris for 2016

Just a selection of some of the incredible Galette des Rois being eaten and crowned in Paris for January!
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Macarons vs Macaroons

The difference between macarons and macaroons: a guide to the French ambassador of pastry and the other coconut treats

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