Category Archives: Bordeaux

Boulangerie Jocteur, Bordeaux FR

Jocteur Galettte Praline Vanilla Choux Cafe Eclair Parisienne Pistache Blueberry Financier Praline Cake Butter Croissant Chocolate Brioche Happily sated at La Boulangerie, but with a long drive back to Bilbao due after lunch, it was to Jocteur that the GPS … Continue reading

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La Boulangerie, Bordeaux FR

La Boulangerie Jesuite Canele Madeline Chocolate Pistachio Snail Red Fruit Snail Butter Croissant Apple Pecan Tart Told by an elderly local the day prior that Bordeaux’s best pastry was an rustic tart sold at a place simply known as La … Continue reading

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Restaurant La Cape, Cenon FR

Restaurant La Cape Apricot Nectar Sesame Olive Cracker with Pepper Puree, Crispy Trotter, Cumin Scented Carrot Cream of Nettles with Scallop Emulsion and Tomato Gelee Sourdough with Mushroom Butter Oysters, Coconut, Caviar, Cauliflower Scallops, Jerusalem Artichokes, Rhubarb, Pomegranate Veal Sweetbreads, … Continue reading

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La Toque Cuivree, Le Bouscat FR

La Toque Cuivree   Canele Gateau Basque One of several locations in a growing chain of patisseries known predominantly for their copper molded caneles, it was late afternoon when a visit was made to La Toque Cuivree in Le Bouscat, … Continue reading

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Le Prince Noir Restaurant, Lormont FR

Le Prince Noir Pear Nectar House Aged Ham on a Crispy Pig Skin, Espuma of Mascarpone and Balsamic with Parmesan Cuttlefish Noodles in Scallop Broth, Beet and Pesto Mille-Feuille, Mackerel Crudo in Spanish Paprika, Tomato Focaccia Cornbread, Rustic Hearth Wheat, … Continue reading

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La Fabrique Pains et Bricoles, Bordeaux FR

La Fabrique Pains et Bricoles Gateau Basque Winter Fruit Clafoutis Financier Butter Croissant Canele Madeline Apple Tart Located not far from a culinary arts center as well as several stores selling artisan goods both edible and not, those unaware of … Continue reading

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Maison Georges Larnicol, Bordeaux FR

Maison Georges Larnicol Duo Cake – Kouign Amann atop Gateaux Basque Kouignette – Original, Almond, Cointreau, Strawberry, Pistachio, Rhum Raisin, Chocolate, Lemon, Salty Caramel Raisin Hazelnut Cookies Caramels, Chocolates, Rochers, Candies Actually visited an evening prior, the proximity to Bordeaux’s … Continue reading

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La Tupina, Bordeaux FR

La Tupina Rose du Jour Terrine, Rilette, Radishes, Cauliflower, Butter, Bread Pork and Duck Sanguette Foie Gras Terrine with Sweet Wine Cadillac Black Pig Le porc noir de Bigorre – Roasted Medium Rare with Pommes Puree French Toast with Jam … Continue reading

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Baillardran, Bordeaux FR

Baillardran Canele D’or Canele Pur Vanille Rhum Raisin, Salty Caramel, Pistachio, Speculoos, Pomme D’Amour, Espresso Macarons Considered by many to be as synonymous to the canele as Laduree is with the macaron, it was no more than ten minutes after … Continue reading

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Les Prés d’Eugénie – Michel Guérard, Eugenie les Bains FR

Michel Guerard Les Pres d’Eugenie Peach Nectar Frog Leg Croquette, Tart of Fall, Black Walnut Brioche Whole Grain and Olive Breads, Salted Butter from a Small local farm “Surprise Exquisite” Truffle Zephyr as a Cloud on a delicate garden soup … Continue reading

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