For several months now, Maison Ladurée has been facing competition and declining sales. Then, the Covid-19 arrived, and with it an economic crisis which left the famous pastry shop on its knees. Tired of war, the Holder group, current owner of Ladurée, decided to sell this internationally renowned brand.
Have you ever eaten a croissant at Cedric Grolet? Well, it's a unique culinary experience to try out urgently if you like French pastries. Just seeing this super-thin multi-layered puff pastry makes you want to bite into it at the sight of it. The same is true for all other pastries, and for good reason: Cedric Grolet was voted best pastry chef in the world !
With its chandeliers with crystal pendants, its wrought iron shelves and its art deco facade, the "Boulangerie du Moulin de la Galette" seems to have remained the same since the 1920s and that is what makes it so charming.
It's one of the most popular dessert in France, Opera is dedicated to chocolate lovers. Did you know this pastry was named in 1950 by Cyriaque Gavillon, a pastry chef who owned the emblematic Dalloyau bakery ?