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French gourmet meal delivery near Paris

Monsieur Fine Bouche: French Gourmet Meal Delivery near Paris

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Homemade top quality menus delivered to perfection in just 40 mins from Chatou to St Germain-en-Laye. Get €10 off your 1st order!
Macaron Day Paris 2018

Macaron Day Paris 2018 - Plan your Visit!

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What macarons are new for THE top macaron annual event in Paris? And all for a good cause, run by the chefs of Relais Desserts.
Sweet Kisses Patisserie Paris Baisers Sucrés Valentines Chocolate

Sweet Kisses Patisserie Paris - Valentine's Creation

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Exclusive! See how this unique hibiscus, Earl Grey tea and pink Champagne chocolate flower by Baisers Sucrés was created in the heart of Paris's 10th and it continues after St Valentine's!
curried cauliflower soup with seared scallops

Curried Cauliflower Soup with Seared Scallops - and a Flooded Seine

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Sunken scallops in a French-style curried soup to celebrate Montmartre's scallop festival & the annual Burgundy wine festival.
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Another Year and Even More Mad About Macarons!

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Wishing you a very Happy, Healthy New Year with macarons and a festive spirit from Scotland to France!
Teatime Ritz Paris Table

Putting on The Ritz Paris Teatime

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For the ultimate luxury Parisian afternoon, Afternoon Tea at the Ritz is distinctly French. Discover Proust's favourite Madeleines in his salon by the fireplace.
Essential Baking Equipment - Terraillon Review

Essential Baking Utensils: Terraillon Review & Giveaway

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Clever sets of compact, quality tools for the successful home baker and a UK Giveaway until 4 December!
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Relais Desserts Yule Log Presentation, Paris 2017

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20 top pastry chefs from this elite group show us their new French Buche Christmas cake creations.
best bakeries in Lyon

Lyon's Best Patisseries, Chocolates & Macarons

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A selection of the finest bakeries for the sweet-toothed in France's gastronomic capital.
bouchons Lyon restaurants

Best Value Gourmet Lyon in 3 Days

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A taste of Lyon's bistros & traditional bouchons in France's gastronomic capital.
renoir cafe montmartre museum

Café Renoir, Montmartre Museum Gardens

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Avoid the summer crowds around Sacré-Coeur and head to this peaceful haven for a drink or snack, now refurbished to welcome you!
best pastries rue Saint-Dominique

Best Pastries Rue Saint-Dominique, Paris

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My guide to the best pastry & chocolate shops plus tearooms all in 3 blocks near the Eiffel Tower!
Saint Honore Paris Mandarin Oriental

Saint Honoré Paris: Mandarin Oriental Hotel

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The best tribute to Saint Honoré plus a new detox menu, l'Honoré by Thierry Marx at the Mandarin Oriental Paris
pistachio ice cream Il Gelato dei Marchese Paris Lebey

Lebey 2017 Paris: New Gastronomic Sensations

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Culinary discoveries at the annual Lebey Oscars of French gastronomy in Paris.
Digital kitchen scales for making macarons

Macaron Digital Kitchen Scales - Weight vs Volume

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Why it's essential to use digital kitchen scales for consistently successful baking results plus a macaron scale giveaway by Terraillon measuring experts
corsican veal pepper stew

Corsican Veal Stew with Red Peppers

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A warming easy casserole that's even better reheated next day and fabulous served with pasta (plus glass of red!).

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