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Rochers Glacés, new from A la Mère de Famille

Paris’s oldest sweets shop, A la Mère de Famille, has come up with a cool new treat, just in time for summer. The confectioner and chocolatier’s rochers glacés (frozen rochers) feature a mouthful of delicious ice cream or sorbet covered in a thick layer of milk or dark chocolate sprinkled with bits of almond, hazelnut or pistachio. … Continue reading Rochers Glacés, new from A la Mère de Famille

L’Amour en cage, from A la Mère de Famille

Paris’s oldest sweets shop, A la Mère de Famille, is one of the city’s most famous historic shops. Founded in 1761, the flagship store on rue du Faubourg Montmartre has been operating in the same location for more than 250 years. Both the exterior façade and the interior décor date from the 18th century. A … Continue reading L’Amour en cage, from A la Mère de Famille

Paris chocolatiers celebrate Valentine’s Day

From a chocolate alphabet to create your own Valentine’s message (Jean-Charles Rochoux) to limited edition chocolate “diamond rings” (A la Mère de Famille), Paris’s chocolatiers have come up with some deliciously creative ways to mark the day with chocolate. Le Figaro newspaper offers this round up of special Valentine’s day sweets created for the occasion … Continue reading Paris chocolatiers celebrate Valentine’s Day