The Flan by Pascal & Anthony

It is accused by some of being too soft, by others of being too thick, and by others still of being in a perpetual in-between. We accept it for what it is: a flan, quite simply. Why ask more of it? We only ask that it be made in an artisanal manner with natural vanilla, quality ingredients, and lots of love. So, what do we make of Pascal & Anthony’s flan? Let us tell you everything. Continue reading “The Flan by Pascal & Anthony”

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Banana Cream Pie by Amami

The most noteworthy desserts are not always lacking in imagination – indeed, sometimes excessive accumulation of various elements leads, paradoxically, to a certain sense of harmony. At Amami’s, the chefs do not turn their nose up at banana, and instead burry it under mounds of cream. Let us explore the Banana Cream Pie created by this Japanese-influenced Parisian pastry shop, whose appearance is a touch over the top. Continue reading “Banana Cream Pie by Amami”

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Matcha Green Tea Chiffon Cake by Borissou

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Let us abandon ourselves in a beautiful white bed awash in a sea of fluffy gauze and soft fabric. Let it all go and fall back on this feathery pillow to catch our breath after a turbulent night, and stay forever submerged under these silky sheets. Let us wallow in this infinite softness, eyes closed, a faint smile of satistfaction floating on our lips. Ah, could we ever hope to find such voluptunesness anywhere else? Probably not – except perhaps in a tender korean-style chiffon cake. Always in search of novel sensations, it is at Borissou, a newly opened Franco-Korean pastry shop, that we seize a matcha-flavored chiffon cake, white as snow. The time of judgement has come. Continue reading “Matcha Green Tea Chiffon Cake by Borissou”

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L’Incroyable by Les Merveilleux de Fred

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Of late, pastry shops offering a single type of product have been popping all over Paris. Amongst these, Les Merveilleux de Fred offers a limited but interesting choice of Merveilleux (pronounced Mehveilleux). These trendy, somewhat decadent-looking pastries, are made of a dome sprinkled with a topping – usually chocolate. Amongst the various varieties of Merveilleux on sale, we test the one named l’Incroyable. Continue reading “L’Incroyable by Les Merveilleux de Fred”

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