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"Let them eat cake", the ill-fated queen said. Surely she meant chocolate cake. Chocolate-drizzled pastries. Chocolate mousse. Heck, even chocolate gowns. Chocolate in every...

In your Easter bonnet with all the frills upon it…… Hotel Plaza Athénée Pastry World Champion Angelo Musa, Meilleur Ouvrier de France 2007 and Plaza A’s ...

After les vacances de Pâques (Easter break) last weekend, I found this photograph from 1936, which captures French confectioners in the process of making...

French bells flying home on Easter Sunday The history of Pâques This...

  A typical milk chocolate egg full of small eggs If you seen the Swedish film director Lasse Hallström’s delightful movie or read Joanne Harris’s book...

“The scent of chocolate snuck out into the rainy street. Boot heels broke their rhythm as passersby, bundled in long black coats, glanced toward...

Salon du Chocolat, the world’s largest chocolate show, returns to Paris October 20th through 24th for the 17th year. The event gets bigger and...

Cuisine de Bar & Bakery Poilâne, Paris 3rd The first Right Bank Poilâne bakery has launched in NOMA (North of Marais) in former bistro Le...

La crêperie des Canettes, Paris 6th. Photo by patrianova. It’s easy to get blasé about crêpes in Paris. If you’re anything like me, after a brief but...

  On March 3rd, 2011, my new book, Encyclopédie du Chocolat, was honored with the "Gourmand World Cookbook Awards Best Chocolate Book of the Year"...

Chocolate French is an intriguing book. Similar to eating good chocolate, reading this book about French chocolate tends to leave you feeling "more-ish." Why,...

Throughout Paris and the world right now, boutique windows flaunt red boxes, red bouquets, red ribbons, and messages of romance and love. In my...