Tag Archives: Ladurée 150th Anniversary

Ladurée’s “le petit pot de fraise” chocolate and strawberry cup

As part of Ladurée‘s 150th anniversary celebrations, the Parisian pâtisserie is featuring “le petit pot de fraise” as its pastry of the month for May. This tasty single-portion dessert, created under the direction of Ladurée head pastry chef Vincent Lemains, consists of an entirely edible chocolate cup filled with cake and topped with fresh strawberries. It is … Continue reading Ladurée’s “le petit pot de fraise” chocolate and strawberry cup

Ladurée’s anniversary Easter chocolate

Ladurée, the Paris pâtisserie famous for inventing the double-sided macaron back in the 1930s, is equally renowned for its fine chocolates. In fact, the Ladurée store on rue Bonaparte (6th arr.) boasts a separate chocolate shop next door to the pâtisserie. Among the house specialities are chocolates infused with aromatic herbs, mint and strawberry, mendiants … Continue reading Ladurée’s anniversary Easter chocolate

Polonaise au Yuzu, March’s pastry chez Ladurée

The third new pastry unveiled this year by Ladurée in honour of the celebrated Parisian pâtisserie’s 150th anniversary is the Polonaise au Yuzu. This distinctly citrus-flavoured dessert consists of a sweet brioche base and creamy yuzu filling, covered with a lightly baked Italian meringue sprinkled with black sesame seeds. Yuzu, a citrus fruit grown in southeast … Continue reading Polonaise au Yuzu, March’s pastry chez Ladurée

Mont-Blanc Marron Cassis, February’s pastry at Ladurée

As part of its 150th-anniversary celebrations, Ladurée is featuring a delicious new pastry every month throughout 2012. The first in the series was the chocolate Bostock Cacao, launched in January. February’s pastry, which also features chocolate, is the Mont-Blanc Marron Cassis. Mont-Blanc is a classic pastry consisting of a sponge base topped with sweetened chestnut cream … Continue reading Mont-Blanc Marron Cassis, February’s pastry at Ladurée

Bostock Cacao, an anniversary pastry from Ladurée

The famous Paris pâtisserie Ladurée is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. To mark this milestone, the company has launched a line-up of spectacular desserts and pastries — one for every month. The sweets, created under the direction of Ladurée head pastry chef Vincent Lemains, will be unveiled one at a time, throughout 2012. January’s … Continue reading Bostock Cacao, an anniversary pastry from Ladurée