Étiquette : tea

Mariage Frères Tea Room on Rue Clerc

It was on a sizzling hot summer day that my friend Lindsey and I stumbled upon an absolute haven of air conditioning and afternoon treats. Mariage Frères had installed a new tea room on the lower end of rue Clerc about a year prior to our recent visit. It was a welcoming wave of cool air that greeted us as… Read more →

High Tea at Le Meurice : Pastries of Opulence

I was so happy to be invited by Le Meurice for a tea time tasting of their pastries, which are renowned, and rightly so given the dedication to French excellence in pastry arts and cuisine that is promoted by this Dorchester Collection hotel. But an article about tea time at Le Meurice will no doubt spark a conversation about the… Read more →

Two Spots for Tea

I love tea. I drink a whole pot of it in the morning. Some of you got an insight into breakfast chez Chéri & moi this past winter. I find that it wakes me up gently, quenches my thirst and offers me a delightful indulgence for the papilles (taste buds in French…it sounds better). I do like to indulge in… Read more →

Paris Wedding Wednesday : Replacing the dragées candies

I used to be a big coffee drinker. But I was converted by a Mariage Frères tea : thé de noël. It’s still my favorite, but I have since found other teas to please my palette and teas for all different times of day. There’s morning tea, I like a smooth black tea, then mid morning a black tea with… Read more →

Tea for me!

I love tea… I wasn’t always a tea drinker though. It was the tea Esprit de Noël from Mariage Frères that converted me…but then the vocation of tea-drinker was more or less inevitable since the tea-party scene from the Alice in Wonderland cartoon was(and still is)  the most quoted scene throughout my adolescence. But over a year ago, chéri and… Read more →

Une balade gourmande

A couple of  Saturdays ago chéri and I took a tasty stroll through Paris as a way to relax and enjoy the city and each other’s company. Food is a pleasure, of that there is no doubt, but it is often a frustration for he and I because he is coeliac and I am horribly intolerant to milk proteins (that… Read more →

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