Gifts from Paris

By grace.g.yang ยท December 9, 2013
Under: Desserts,My Life,Snacks,Travels

My friend, Stephane, recently went to Paris for the holidays and to visit family, take care of family business. While he was there, he ate a lot of foie gras, canales, macarons, and basically all of my favorite foods! Luckily, he is nice enough to bring treats back for his friends (like me!) – look at the goodies he brought back for me this time:




The bread is from Poilane bakery, which pairs well with butter or foie gras (once toasted). Ken was out of town when the loaf arrived…it doesn’t exist anymore because I ate it all before he got back.

The chestnut spread comes in a small, cutely decorated container:


Stephane said that it’s very sweet and the perfect size for travel…specifically, for when you’re skiing in France! I haven’t opened this yet (waiting for Ken) but the packaging is really cute and it’s available in multiple sizes. This size is a single serve, Ken is lucky that I’m willing to share.

My favorite gift is the chocolate from A l’Etoile D’Or, possibly the best chocolate shop in Paris. The chocolate bar Stephane gave me is usually only found in Lyon, but Denise Acabo, the owner of the chocolate store, is able to source the chocolate. The bar I received is dark chocolate with caramel (another gift that I’m willing to share with Ken once he gets home!) David Lebovitz’s wonderful blog has a post about the chocolate shop!

So excited to have all these wonderful treats from Paris – it reminds me of the wonderful time we had in Paris over the summer. Thank you, Stephane, for thinking of me and bringing back these treats!

Reader Comments

I LOVE MARRON GLACES!! I lived with a French girl in London and they were my absolute favorite! There’s nothing like them.

Written By Sarah Wolff on December 9th, 2013 @ 10:48 pm

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