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Galeries Lafayette’s cupula’s history

Captivating the gaze of onlookers and customers for more than a century, it consists of ten beams, together forming an immense flower of 1000 m2 of stained glass, erected in a typical Art Nouveau style

Moulin de la Galette’s history

Moulin de la Galette: With the Moulin Radet, it is the last survivor of the thirty mills that once adorned the Butte Montmartre.

Where to buy lovely flower bouquet in Paris ?

how not to fall in love with the lovely bouquets of flowers that adorn Aoyama Flower market ? Located rue du bac, this Japonese florist has gold in her hands !

Odette : The best “Choux à la crème” of Paris

How to resist these cute little choux ? In addition to being beautiful, they are delicious, they are the recipe for success of "Odette", an essential address for gourmets.

Nina’s, Marie-Antoinette’s tea

Nina's is such a lovely place. Since 1672, NINA’S Marie-Antoinette has been the only house to offer products made from fruits and flowers from the King's Garden of Versailles.

Why are the macarons round ?

Photo de profil de frenchglimpses frenchglimpses Question of the day ... In your opinion, why the macaroons are round? There is a legend around the round shape. The history of the macaroon says that a monk used to knead almond paste with his shirt off. One day, very tired, he fell from exhaustion and left a mark of his navel on the dough. At this point, the button took the shape of a circle.

Angelina Paris, an history temple of gluttony

It is one of the temples of gluttony and these windows are always tempting with its pieces mounted with meringues, its pastel-colored tea boxes, everything is so soft and powdery! The history of Maison Angelina dates from the beginning of the 20th century. At that time, the Austrian confectioner Anton Rumpelmayer arrived in the South of France where he opened several “Rumpelmayer” stores and acquired great notoriety. Driven by success, Rumpelmayer sets out to conquer the French capital. In 1903, he founded with his son René, at 226 rue de Rivoli, an "Angelina" tea room in honor of his daughter-in-law, so named. From the moment it opened, Angelina became a must-see for the Parisian aristocracy. In its salons, Proust, Coco Chanel and the greatest French fashion designers have come together ... who jostle there to come and taste the famous Mont-Blanc and the unforgettable hot chocolate called "L'Africain".

A classic French recipe : Apricot Clafouti

Here if the recipe of the clafouti. List of ingredients 200 ml warm milk 70 g sugar 3 eggs 500 g apricots 1 vanilla pod 2 tsp. flour Recipe steps In a bowl, whisk the eggs with the sugar, then add the flour, mix Then add the still warm milk, mixing well Cut the apricots into large slices (or any other fruit such as peaches, apples, cherries ...) and sprinkle with brown sugar (2 tablespoons). Place them in a non-stick or buttered cake pan Pour the preparation on top and bake at 180 ° C for 50 minutes

Montmartre, a village in Paris

This is my favourite district of Paris and It miss me so much to wander in Its streets... Some of the pics I took there...

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