Chocolate shopping in Paris 6th ? Then be warned you may not wish to ever do your chocolate shopping anywhere else, because of the chocolate magic which is evoked in this part of the city. Truly the darks arts of the chocolatier will draw you in with irresistible delights as the spell is woven about you. Artists in chocolate and refined excellence await you in the sixth arrondissement of Paris and are beguilingly easy to reach from the Hotel du Danube. Let us tell you of master chocolatier Patrick Roger and the delicacies to be found in La Maison du Chocolat.
Chocolate shopping in Paris 6th where gourmet treats abound
Considered to be one of the top ten French chocolatiers, Patrick Roger studied for over a decade under various chocolate makers and pastry chefs before opening his own company in 1997 at the age of 29. He sources the very best ingredients from locations around the globe. Cocoa beans from Ecuador and Vanuatu, orange from Corsica, Szechuan chestnuts, Turin marron glace stems, Scottish whisky and coffee from the shores of the Red Sea. Then he creates wonders, especially at Christmas when he produces chocolate emperor penguins, miniature chocolate snow globes and even Christmas trees shaped from chocolate dusted with a tasty sweet snow.
La Maison du Chocolat was founded by Robert Linxe in 1977 and is a shop for the truly serious chocolate aficionado. This gourmet chocolate maker now has boutiques all over the world, but this is where it all began. Stunning chocolate sculptures are displayed. Flavours, textures and creativity blend together to offer tasty treats to make your mouth water. Truffles, pralines, coffrets filled with ganache; all this and very much more awaits your delectation, so why not treat yourself?
Chocolate shopping in Paris 6th close to the Hotel du Danube
From the comfort of our family owned three star hotel du danube you can sally forth on your chocolate hunting expedition. We will be pleased to guide you and when you return why not sample your purchases in the comfort we provide?
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