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Comme un lait fraise – Cheesecake à la vanille at aux fraises

[Like a strawberry milk - Vanilla cheesecake with strawberries] As a child, I thought my dad was the coolest person to hang out with. And since he was – and still is – a work at home dad, I did get to spend a lot of time with him. He would take me to his […]

L’espace d’un moment – Une semaine de printemps

[Spur of the moment - A spring week] J’aime: fudge-like cocoa brownies, pretty fabrics, roast pumpkin soup with lots of chili pepper, blooming flowers, perfect macarons, finding the perfect shop for kitchen tools, bright pink rhubarb, sharing a cheap Chinese take-away with Guillaume, polaroid pictures, waking up early, and dark chocolate with maldon sea salt. […]

Sunday c’est Hermé – Second week: la folie des macarons

How can someone be ready to work in the macaron team? This is exactly what I asked myself in the RER taking me back home after my first day working with the afternoon team – aka the macaron makers. Honestly, I was beat and wondered how the guys could be so kind, funny and professional. […]

Sunday… well Saturday c’est Hermé – First week: Ispahan, Emotions, Sensations & baked treats

Just one week after I arrived from New Zealand I’m already off to Paris for the long awaited internship at Pierre Hermé. After waking up at 4.30, I head towards the 15° arrondissement shop, enter the apparently empty shop sur la pointe des pieds. Where is everyone? Luckily I quickly stumble onto Sebastien, the morning […]

Un trésor de pâtisserie – La Bonbonnière by Enri Lopez

[A treasured pâtisserie - La Bonbonnière by Enri Lopez] Corsica Toulouse is a lovely city with hundreds of tiny streets you discover one day after another. It’s like walking in a labyrinthe [labyrinth]. Last year, as I was discovering the hidden treasures my new student hometown, I spotted a lovely boutique which had the most […]