Eat Your Way Through Easter 2018 in Paris
Chocoholics rejoice, French chocolatiers are celebrating Easter with fine chocolat.
The Burgundy Hotel arty chocolate egg (©Fréderic Baron)
It wouldn’t be Easter without some, or a lot, of chocolate and in the French capital chocolate doesn’t get any better than these edible creations from the city’s most talented chocolatiers and pastry chefs.
Romeo Balancourt Michaël Bartocetti at the Shangri-La Hotel has transformed a chocolate egg into a vintage plane made with dark chocolate and comes complete with its pilot and a heart of creamy praline.(Courtesy Romeo Balancourt)
Pierre Hermé Pierre Hermé has cracked the traditional chocolate egg to reveal creamy milk chocolate with notes of caramel. (Courtesy Pierre Hermé)
Mazet One of France’s most famous confectioners, Mazet is serving up its signature praline chocolate in a carton of eggs this Easter. (Courtesy Mazet)
Saunion Fish and chips get a twist this Easter thanks to Saunion. The chocolate makers from Bordeaux are serving up a chocolate fish with candied orange peel. (Courtesy Saunion)
Maison du Chocolat Nicolas Cloiseau at Maison du Chocolat has found Nemo and turned his heart into a delicious almond and milk chocolate praline. (Courtesy Maison du Chocolat)
L'Eclair de Génie L'Eclair de Génie's Christophe Adam is celebrating Easter with rubber ducky-inspired chocolate in a multitude of colours that come in dark, milk and white chocolate. (Courtesy L'Eclair de Génie)
Buddha Bar Hotel Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris’s pastry chef, Nicolas Joules has drawn inspiration from Japan’s Kokeshi doll and has recreated the dolls in chocolate and dressed them in passion fruit and strawberry-flavoured kimonos. (Courtesy Buddha Bar)
Fréderic Baron Pascal Hainigue, the pastry chef at the Burgundy Hotel has turned his creation into a work of art. Taking a cue from French artist Guy de Rougemont, the chef’s Easter egg is painted with the artist’s love of bright colours on the outside and filled with caramelised nuts on the inside. (Courtesy Fréderic Baron)