Author(s): Caroline Mignot
A wonderfully indulgent guide to all things sweet and delicious in Paris; from the best chocolatiers and patisseries to workshops where you can have a go yourself! In the French capital there are maestros who know how to transform the most basic ingredients into transcendent delicacies. There are young artisans, trained in Paris or abroad, creating daring fusions of exotic flavors, in interesting, innovative spaces. But, where are the best of the best to be found? The immense choice of addresses makes it hard for anyone but a true insider to pick. Caroline Mignot has crisscrossed Paris in search of sugary delights and knows them all. Here, she guides the reader in the search for the best classics as well as new creations. My Sweet Paris: The Top 150 Places for Dessert in Paris starts with a section of copious and mouth-watering tasting notes by type of dessert/sweet followed by a complete address book to find each place.
Caroline Mignot is a food writer for magazines such as Maison franA aise, Prima, Regal, L'Hotellerie-Restauration, the newspaper Le Monde. She is the author of Mignot, le guide des bonnes tables de Paris (First, 2008 & 2009) and was one of the first journalists to create a blog in 2006 (www.tableadecouvert.com). She is always in search of the best pastries, new restaurants, passionate chefs and legendary artisans."