Étiquette : pastry

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Modern boudoir

The place couldn’t possibly be more hush-hush! A friend of mine took me to this newly opened restaurant/pastry boudoir near Le Bon Marché department store some weeks ago and I must confess it was worth the trip. In a modern decor, Guillaume is in the kitchen that you can see throufh the industrial windows from…
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Eclairs are the new macarons

Macaroons are one of the specialties of Paris, actually the recipe with the ganache surrounded by the 2 crusts that we usually call a Gerbet but éclairs are now becoming very big in the pastry scene. Among all the pastry chefs who try to renew the tradition with a modern twist is one éclair expert:…
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His mother doesn’t know he is a pastry chef…

…She thinks he’s a super model… Age 39, Christophe Michalak is one of the leaders of modern pastry making. He started as an apprentice as he was 16 years old, worked for Pierre Hermé in New York and for Ladurée before joining the Michelin 3*** restaurant of Alain Ducasse at Plaza Athénée. In 2005, he…
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