Yule logs: the most beautiful creations to be found at Galeries Lafayette Gourmet


Whether or not they’re extra keen on savory or lovers of sweets, Paris is a paradise for gourmets. The Metropolis of Mild is stuffed with addresses the place virtuosos of sweets evolve and it is a reality, you possibly can’t discover such delights wherever else on the planet! To experience just a little sweetness, a Parisian mecca brings collectively the largest names in pastry: the Connoisseur retailer at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann.

Pierre Hermé

Worthy inheritor to 4 generations of Alsatian pastry bakers, Pierre Hermé upsets the style buds of the best gourmands. If the Picasso of pastry has constructed its success round its macaroons (which it declines every season in ever extra unique flavors) the finest pastry chef on the planet 2016 additionally gives a farandole of sweets with an beautiful style: IsfahanInfinitely Vanilla, 2000 Leaves, Candy Pleasure… To thrill within the creations of this world-renowned chef, head to the bottom ground of the Connoisseur retailer.

This 12 months, Pierre Hermé transports us to an enchanted world, with a 2021 Christmas assortment positioned beneath the signal of “Infinite Daydreams”. Adorned with the fragile arabesques of the illustrator Safia Ouares, the “Chloé” log is an ode to the senses and desires. A creamy and delicate dessert, composed of a refined crème brûlée with raspberry tea, which heightens the notes of the fruit and tempers the ardor of the Madagascan Manjari chocolate.

Format: 6 individuals, 71 euros. Obtainable on-line and in retailer from December 17, 2021 (bûchette out there solely in retailer, from November 29, 2021).

Philip Conticini

Freshly put in on the Connoisseur, we discover on the counter Philip Conticini all his signature creations: journey muffins, cannelés, maxi millefeuille, chocolate éclair, to not point out his unimaginable Paris Brest enclosing a flowing praline coronary heart in its heart… Thought-about by his friends as one of many main figures of French gastronomy, the pastry chef gives his creations to frank flavors and well-worked beneath a model that completely displays his culinary character: “Philippe Conticini, Gateaux & Pains d’feelings”.

Famend the world over for his reinterpretations of French pastry, chef Philippe Conticini is drawing his inspiration from throughout the Rhine this winter. The unique dessert The Black Forest» from Maison Philippe Conticini revisits this nice traditional with a tender chocolate biscuit, a cherry confit a whipped vanilla ganache and a darkish chocolate mousse, surrounded by a crunchy chocolate shell.

Dimension: 6 individuals, 48 euros. Obtainable on-line and in-store from December 13, 2021.

Yann Roofer

A rising star in pastry for a number of years now, Yann Rooferhas been current on the entrance to the Connoisseur retailer since 2018. Along with the Praline Wonders, pistachio tarts from Iran, Paris-Brest and chocolate éclairs, you can even uncover its signature creation: the Reunion blue vanilla flan . The pastry chef additionally gives traditional pastries similar to croissants, ache au chocolat, kouglofs, bressanes and different vanilla chouquettes.

For Christmas, Yann Couvreur leads us in the direction of sudden flavours, by marrying the runawayand the coconut . Beneath a sublime immaculate coat dotted with the pastry chef’s totem animal, the log ” Cocochestnut comprises a coconut biscuit, whipped ganache, damaged chestnuts and a fragile coconut chestnut mousse. A brand new illustration of his artwork of exalting tastes!

Format: 6 individuals, 39 euros. Solely out there in retailer from December 2021.

Jean-Paul Hevin

After incomes his spurs at a really younger age alongside Joël Robuchon,Jean-Paul Hevincontinues on its means, profitable at least eight benchmark pastry-chocolate competitions. Like all his artwork, Jean-Paul Hévin’s pastry is actually devoted to chocolate regardless of the presence of macaroons and some muffins and fruit tarts on the menu. Its supply is introduced in three distinct strains with a robust character: the “Proper financial institution, revisited classics” assortment, “Left financial institution, unique creations” and that of journey muffins, with a really worldwide spirit.

For Christmas, the grasp chocolatier brings the torpedo car! On the best way for a cheerful and connoisseur journey to “Singing tomorrows”, theme of his christmas assortment 2021, which, as all the time, combines humor, originality and chocolate! Gluten-free, the “Torpedo” logis made up of a flourless biscuit, an almond and chestnut biscuit, a vanilla, peppery and caramelized crème brûlée and a grand cru darkish chocolate mousse from Peru, an intense chocolate, of nice finesse and high quality.

Dimension: 6 individuals, 47 euros. Obtainable on-line and in shops from December 7, 2021. Restricted version of 20 items.

Christopher Adam

Fervent fan of candy snacking, Christophe Adam launched in 2012 The Flash of Genius an idea completely dedicated to lightning, his signature creation, which he sublimates like no different. The undisputed icon of pastry gives it in all tastes, even probably the most unique! Mango-passion, strawberry-pistachio, yuzu lemon-coconut marshmallow, raspberry-lychee… He carves out the desserts with nice finesse and magnificence, in his Parisian laboratories to supply adistinctive expertisefull of colours and flavors.

The log “santa claus» fromThe Flash of Geniusencompass Santa Claus with a cloud of tenderness with a tender maple syrup biscuit, lace crepes with pistachio praline and a 66% darkish chocolate mousse. And the icing on the cake, the white chocolate completes the entire thing with its tender coating…

Format: 5/6 individuals, 59 euros. Obtainable on-line and in-store from December 2021.

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