These pictures were taken at La Madeleine Bakery & Café a French bakery franchise in Texas and other states in the USA. It all started in 1976 when Louis le Duff opened Brioche Dorée in Brest, a city in Brittany in northwestern France. Then in 1983, the first la Madeleine location opened in the heart of Dallas, Texas on Mockingbird lane across from Southern Methodist University. Today … Continue reading La Madeleine Bakery Café
In Texas, French culture and gastronomy is alive and well. Here are some favorite local bakeries in Dallas, Texas area where to indulge and savor our favorite French treats Continue reading French Bakeries in Dallas, Texas
Just in time for the holidays, LADUREE opened its sweet macarons shop at The Grove in Los Angeles this week! Later this month, another location will open on Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills. As with its other locations, Ladurée will offer an exclusive macaron flavor for Los Angeles: passionfruit! Continue reading Ladurée Macarons is open in L.A !
Who Makes the Best Baguette in L.A? The French take their bread and baguette especially very seriously, it is not just bread especially outside of French local ingredients (although it contains very basic ingredients: wheat flour, water, yeast, and common salt) it is a cultural art to make the “perfect ” baguette! (read the history of the Baguette) It is also the ultimate comfort and staple … Continue reading Who Makes the Best Baguette in L.A? ?
Check it out next time you’re in Studio City! I almost don’t want to tell you about Belwood Bakery ***, cause it’s a wonderful little piece of quiet heaven right on the Blvd in the city! (except during lunch time rush hour) I especially loved the private quiet patio on the side and the warm atmosphere inside with comfy work area and dining area. … Continue reading Belle Bakery
There’s a new bakery in town! It’s called FROGS! by Chef Jean-Luc Labat, the first certified ORGANIC French Bakery in Greater Los Angeles! So now you can eat delicious French baked goods from a 5-star pastry chef from the Fouquets on the Champs Elysées in Paris right here in Los Angeles and not feel too guilty about it…cause it’s all organic and good for you! Check out … Continue reading FROGS! First certified ORGANIC French Bakery in the US!
Cronut™ from Beauvais to New York and when in LA!? Yes, I admit it, I resisted posting about Cronut™ Because to me a donut is a donut and a croissant is a croissant… then, I found out that the creator and inventor of the Cronut™ Dominiuqe Ansel is originally from my hometown in Beauvais, France. And that made me feel very happy…. Bravo Chef ! for your … Continue reading Cronut™ from Beauvais to New York and when in LA!?
What he wanted was so simple: bread, hearty and wholesome, with a firm slice and a good crust. Alain Coumont learned about bread as a small child, standing on a chair every Sunday watching his grandmother bake bread. As a young chef in Brussels, Alain could not find the right bread for his restaurant. Passionate about quality, he returned to his roots and opened a small … Continue reading Le Pain Quotidien
Top 10+ French Bakeries in L.A! French Bakeries or les bonnes Patisseries (for pastries) et Boulangeries ( for bread) are spread-out throughout Los Angeles and vicinity and these are my top favorites French Bakeries ( in ABC order…) based on my personal experience and genuine simple goodness & authenticity! My favorite French Bakeries in Los Angeles and environs: Amandine Cafe Avignon French Bakery Champagne Bakery Champs … Continue reading Top French Bakeries in Los Angeles