My Sweet Paris The Top 150 Places for Dessert in Paris

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Caroline Mignot

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9782812311444
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Territory: World excluding France
Size: 210 mm x 150 mm
Pages: 144
Illustrations: 150 colour
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In the French capital there are maestros who know how to transform the most basic ingredients into transcendent delicacies. There are young artisans, trained in Paris or abroad, creating daring fusions of exotic flavours, in interesting, innovative spaces. But, where are the best of the best to be found? The immense choice of addresses makes it hard for anyone but a true insider to pick.

Caroline Mignot has crisscrossed Paris in search of sugary delights and knows them all. Here, she guides the reader in the search for the best classics as well as new creations. My Sweet Paris: The Top 150 Places for Dessert in Paris starts with a section of copious and mouth-watering tasting notes by type of dessert/sweet followed by a complete address book to find each place.

Contents: Introduction; Chocolate: tablets, candies, pastries; Classics; Creations; Bread-shop cakes; Sweets/Candies; Ice-creams; Where to taste; Where to learn; Addresses of all the pastry shops, chocolate and candy shops, ice cream shops, tea rooms, pastry workshops, cookbook shops etc.

Caroline Mignot is a food writer for magazines such as Maison française, Prima, Régal, L'Hotellerie-Restauration, the newspaper Le Monde. She is the author of Mignot, le guide des bonnes tables de Paris (First, 2008 & 2009) and was one of the first journalists to create a blog in 2006 (www.tableadecouvert.com). She is always in search of the best pastries, new restaurants, passionate chefs and legendary artisans.

Pierre-Olivier Signe is a photographer specialising in places, movie theatres, concerts, and travel. With degrees in cinematography and graphic arts, he has worked for top media groups such as Disney, Canal +, and MTV. He is the photographer of The Film Lover's Paris (Éditions du Chêne).

Yann Le Bras is an illustrator. He lives, works, and eats lemon tarts in Nantes, in his workshop, Radar.