A Blessing or a Curse?

In Paris, sometimes it’s possible to find three bakeries on a single block–they’re omnipresent. When I rented my apartment, I was delighted to find one just around the corner sharing the same courtyard as me. Living near a boulangerie has it’s advantages: five flavors of tarts at your fingertips, plus pain du chocolate always present […]

Paris Pain

Miss Manon

Loic is my guide today for a private class and tour of Miss Manon—a very popular patisserie on Rue Saint Antoine. We will learn how to make bread, (or pain) and croissants. I arrive at 8:00 a.m. but the bakers have arrived at 1:00 a.m. and will work until around 1:.00 p.m.. […]