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Yummy head to toe – L’Atelier Jean-Luc Pelé, la visite

Since I started my apprentissage at Nice best pâtisserie (and no, I’m not saying this just because it’s the place I’m spending the best year of my entire life at), I’ve been talking a lot about Pascal and the chef and the cool people I get to work with. Quite coincidentally, one of them seems […]

Pâtisserie Lac, part four – She who let the summer enter the pâtisserie

There are probably a couple of things I should tell you before you go on with the reading of this post. One: don’t hate me. Two: as I’m writing this live from a lounge chair, wearing my very favourite Burberry bikini. Now, I know it’s not spring – let alone summer – yet, and the […]

On happiness, CAP pâtissier and a tart – Tarte chocolat au lait et fruit de la passion, ananas rôti

tart-passion-fruit-chocolate-pineapple-front.jpgThis past Monday. Yesterday, in fact. I made a choice. One of the most critical choices I’ve ever been confronted to. The kind of choices that leaves you in an uncanny state of uncertainty; but definitely one that makes you happy, one that you can’t help but think about – days and nights and every second in between -, one that comes with a CAP (Certificat d’Aptitude Professionelle) pâtissier, chocolatier et glacier.

The tart. What can I say? An insanely delicious passion fruit ganache encased in a crisp pâte sucrée shell and topped with syrupy pineapple dices [...]

Almost Christmas – Coconut and pomegranate tapioca pudding

It’s feeling a lot like Christmas around already, isn’t it? Light garlands have been installed in town. People are Christmas-gift-buying on week nights. A lovely perfume of grilled chestnuts fills Toulouse. I just love it. Gets me I a happy mood and makes me feel cosy. Well, my ugg boots are actually what keeps me […]

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. […]