French gastronomy is world renowned, to such an extent that it was included on UNESCO’s ‘intangible cultural heritage.’ The French take their culinary practice very seriously, and that means using the very best ingredients. Read our guide to Paris’s best food shops to find the most authentic French fare for your kitchen.
If you fancy choux pastries, this is a good choice. Claimed to be invented by Italian patissier Popelini in 1540, today the patisserie upholds the choux’s traditions while incorporating modern flavors. Salted caramel, milk chocolate and passion fruit, and pistachio with a cherry confit, are just some of the inventive delights on offer. Take your French fancies home in pretty boxes of various sizes.