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monkfish stew from Brittany

Monkfish French Brittany Stew - Lotte à l'armoricaine

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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

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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

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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

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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

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I almost want to keep this address a secret. Last week I discovered…
Tea at Jacquemart Andre museum cafe rooibos

An African Teatime in Paris

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The other day I couldn't resist a visit to the Impressionists…
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New macaron flavours at Pascal Caffet MOF France

Paris Macaron Week at Pascal Caffet - 18-24 April

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

A Champagne Teatime in Paris

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When the heavens open in Paris and driving Spring rain pelts…
Kalimero easter egg Georges Larnicol chocolate Paris

Easter Chocolate Displays in Paris

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Every year, my favourite chocolate boutiques never cease to impress. Come for a walk around their gorgeous treats...
macarons at Dalloyau patisserie Paris

Complete Guide to Macaron Day Paris 2016

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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

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Somebody responded to this photo of an orange tree on Facebook…
Chocolate windows in Paris for Saint Valentines

Valentine Chocolates in Paris

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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"

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The fascinating circus history behind the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Paris and a bento teatime to celebrate the film, "Chocolat"
Galette 2016 Carette Paris

Best Galettes des Rois in Paris for 2016

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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

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

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