Tag Archives: Ice Cream

Summer desserts: Les tartes glacées

A la Mère de Famille, Paris’s oldest sweet shop, is offering some refreshing frozen desserts for the summer season. Head pastry chef Julien Merceron has taken some classic French desserts and substituted their fillings with the company’s famous artisanal ice cream and sorbets (among the best in Paris!) Chef Merceron’s “tartes glacées” come in four … Continue reading Summer desserts: Les tartes glacées

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

Tutti Sensi

This is the place to stop for ice cream when you’re on the Butte Montmartre: No less than 41 flavors of ice cream and sorbets are on offer in this tiny shop, which recently took over from its predecessor, La Butte aux Glaces. In addition to classic flavours such as chocolate and vanilla, they have … Continue reading Tutti Sensi


Founded in June 2005, Pozzetto has rapidly gained a reputation as one of the finest ice cream shops in Paris – some even say it’s the best of them all. And for good reason: the gelato is made with all-natural ingredients and the flavours are sublime. Classic flavours such as dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and … Continue reading Pozzetto

Pascal le Glacier

A simple, unassuming neighbourhood ice cream shop popular with locals in this part of the chic 16th arrondissement. A nice variety of chocolate flavors, including dark chocolate, chocolate with nougat, chocolate with candied orange peel, chocolate with candied chestnuts, and chocolate and cinnamon. They even have chocolate sorbet. Pascal le Glacier 17, rue Bois-le-Vent, 75016 … Continue reading Pascal le Glacier