Paris: Du Pain et Des Idées

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 3comments No tags Permalink 0

A not-to-miss boulangerie in the 10th arrondissement.

The croissants are heaven, and the pain des amis is key at the

Even the bakery bags here are pretty. All that sky blue and gold!

Escargots in the morning. Flaky, brown and buttery numbers. Nougat! Rum Raisin! Praline! Lemon! Pistachio and Chocolate! And Rhubarb of course.

Sugar-dusted apple cakes for goûter

…a “custard” cake base with apples, raisins, and cinnamon.

We did not luck upon any matcha croissants

…or the rose ones. But, oh man, can you just imagine? We’ll be back soon.

Du Pain et Des Idées
34 Rue Yves Toudic
75010 Paris, France
01 42 40 44 52

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3 Comments
  • anonymous
    August 9, 2012

    my goodness, the matcha croissant dough is beautiful!

  • Kathy YL Chan
    August 9, 2012

    Hi Joanne! Seriously right?? I was hoping they'd have some available, but alas…next time! ^_^

  • anonymous
    August 10, 2012

    The matcha and the rose croissant look delightful.I love your posts! I'm so jealous that you get to travel so much. :P I can't wait till I get to go to Paris.

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