Are you planning a honeymoon in Paris? Do you want to know how to ensure that you are adding even more romance to your experience?
You can have an incredible time when add the “City of Love” to your honeymoon favorites or travel bucket list.
Why do they call Paris the “City of Love?” For starters, the amazing sights, its native language and its popularity as a honeymoon destination.
The city screams romance – with the one of the most romantic of places, the Eiffel Tower.
No doubt there is a ton to see and do while you’re in Paris but have you thought about the unique and delectable treats?
10 sweet treats to eat on your honeymoon in Paris
The Tartes Aux Fruits – The tartes aux fruits are prepared with fresh fruit inside a buttery pastry. The fruit sit atop a heavenly Chantilly cream.
You can enjoy these tartes in both miniature and pie sizes.
The Éclair – The éclair is a popular dessert in Paris. The long French choux pastry can be filled with either a rich custard or pastry cream, and topped with a sweet fondant. By definition, the term éclair means lightningin French. Go figure!
The Paris Brest – This pastry was created to celebrate the Paris to Brest bicycle ride in 1891. Naturally, its circular and contains praline flavored crème and choux pastry.
Macaron – Macarons are undeniably delectable. There are so many flavors to choose from. The base ingredients include an airy meringue and almonds. Be sure to not confuse with coconut macaroons, in which the English added the – oon to the word in the 16th century.
The Tarte Au Citron – Tart e Au Citron also known as the lemon tart are also very popular. Donning a pastry crust and delicious lemon filling.
The filling, however, is not made with fruit. The cream is a mixture containing lemon juice, lemon zest and of course, eggs and sugar.
The Mille Feuille – This fluffy treat comes in a vanilla or cus tard slice and is comprised of several layers of puff pastry. Between the puff pastry lies an additional two layers of pastry crème. Another name for the Mille Feuill is the Napoleon.
The Tarte Tatin – Named after the hotel that serves the dessert (Hotel Tatin), the tarte Tatin is a unique upside-down pastry. Its ingredients include caramelized fruit prepared with sugar and butter. It pairs famously with a bit of tart crème fraiche.
The Choux à La Crème – These cream puffs are created using puff pastry as well. They swell while cooking and are actually hollow. The oozing center can be either whipped cream or custard. Interestingly enough, once you add chocolate as your topping, it then becomes a profiterole. There are various different toppings you can add to this pastry, from ice cream to fruit and even spun caramel.
Croissant – This buttery flaky wonder is a signature French pastry. There are so many ways to top it; you can use fruit, chocolate, fondant or a compote of your choosing. You wil l not be disappointed.
The Petits Four – Translated, petit four means small oven, and are also known as mignardises. The fours are miniature bite-sized confections that can also be savory if you choose. The sweet route includes a sugary glaze atop a crispy biscuit. These pastries are perfect for tea parties.
So as you can tell, there are mouth-watering menu choices that make shopping and touring that much more fun.
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