A la Mère de Famille‘s Easter collection features a chocolate hen that’s all dressed up for the occasion, with her edible cape, hat and handbag.
Decked out in a houndstooth cape, “Poule pied d’poule,” designed by Chef Julien Merceron, is made of 65 per cent dark chocolate (or 36 per cent milk chocolate). The accessories, face and feet are made of marzipan.
Chef Merceron’s stylish Œuf papillon (below), comes in 65 per cent dark chocolate (or 36 per cent milk chocolate).
Founded in 1761 and still operating in its original location, A la Mère de Famille is the oldest sweets shop in Paris.
A la Mère de Famille, 35, rue du Faubourg-Montmartre, 75009 Paris
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