Oh, Paris. Fortunately, we are now also blessed with a number of delicious bakeries in the Netherlands. That just doesn’t stop us from continuing to visit the pearls of Paris on a regular basis. And, because we give everyone these addresses in life (Croissants! Tartelettes!), the time has come for these gluten treasures to be shared.
Du Pain et des Ideas
A favorite among Parisians; so prepare to queue or go early. Advantage: the scent makes waiting and waking up a lot more pleasant. The interior of this boulangerie is at least as impressive as the offer. Because even though it has only been around since 2002, all the authentic elements of the previous bakery have remained intact.
Du Pain is best known for its escargot. Where ‘snail’ in this case refers to the form, not the content. Order the one with chocolate and pistachio and you will float out into the streets of Paris.
34 rue Yves Toudic
When the acclaimed Septime opens a bakery, you know: I have to go here with screeching tires. The offer is limited but stoneware, which only makes us more greedy. With love we camp here with the sleeping bag in front of the door to lay our hands on (under, next to and in) their choux, flans and tartelettes . Mix up the letters and you guessed it: Tapisserie is a patisserie, so for those with a sweet tooth.
65 rue de Charonne
Le Petit Grain
After many a heart-warming dinner session, we now feel at home at the fine Au Passage and Le Grand Bain. It is therefore not surprising that we also give Le Petit Grain -from the same owner- a spot on the list of the tastiest bakeries in Paris.
In the ever lively Belleville district, at Le Petit Grain we see the best sourdough loaves side by side with imposing rye breads and we hear fig brioches gently calling our name, accompanied by biscotti with pistachio.
7 rue Denoyez
100% Homemade headlines the website. And you taste that. Expect orange blossom brioches, classic chouquettes and the regularly acclaimed babkas. Mamiche can be found in both the 9th and 10th arrondissements and that’s good news: before the first load has dropped you’re ready for the next round.
45 rue Condorcet and 32 rue du Château d’Eau
The cozy rue du Nil is ideal for a shopping round 2.0. The idyllic street includes various specialty shops of Terroirs D’Avenir : we still crave daily for the cheese shop, but also for the vegetable jeweler and – surprise! – to one of the best bakeries in Paris.
Terroirs D’Avenir brings the cream of the crop -in this case French ingredients- from small producers to the consumer, via shops and restaurants. At the bakeries (there is also a location on rue Paul Bert) this manifests itself in unsurpassed bread with Comté and a pain aux raisins that will haunt you in your (mouth-watering) dreams.
3 rue du Nil
> Satisfied with walking in Paris and in the mood for something more sweet? Grab some extra meters with this cake walk .