La Latteria

Mozzarella Madness

May 18, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Food Shops

It may sound cheesy, and it is, literally but not figuratively. I’m talking about making mozzarella in Paris. Why would one want to do such a thing? Because the best mozzarella is made in Italy and needs to be eaten … Read More

Mouton Cadet Rosé

April 20, 2016 | By Heidi Ellison | Food Shops, Shopping

A Safe Bet for Rosé Season In France, in the days before organic, natural and biodynamic wines became all the rage, if you brought a bottle of Mouton Cadet Bordeaux to a dinner party, the host or hostess was sure … Read More

Le Furet Tanrade

February 17, 2016 | By Heidi Ellison | Food Shops, Shopping

Advantageously Known for Gorgeous Goodies I long ago gave up buying éclairs in Parisian bakeries – always the same choices, chocolate or coffee, with unconvincing pâte à choux that often veers too close to cardboard. Then L’Eclair de Génie, one … Read More

Cook Indian

April 14, 2014 | By Claudia Barbieri | Food Shops, Shopping

Curry in a kit Dasary Shreevalli, a Paris-based international marketing consultant from Bangalore, recently launched a range of simple Indian cooking kits, under the “Cook Indian” label, to introduce the flavors of the subcontinent to novice chefs. Each kit contains … Read More

My Crazy Pop

April 2, 2014 | By Heidi Ellison | Food Shops, Shopping

Popcorn’s Lettres de niblesses The craze for all things American in Paris is spreading. After improving on hot dogs and even hamburgers, the French have now done the same for – believe it or not – popcorn. An inferior version … Read More

Sardines & Chocolate

June 15, 2010 | By Richard Hesse | Food Shops, Shopping

One of the most interesting bits of Paris is the stretch of Rue de Belleville between the Pyrenées and Jourdain Métro stations, which was my stamping ground for a while. It’s young and has a vibe and plenty of good … Read More

La Pâtisserie des Rêves

May 11, 2010 | By Paris Update | Food Shops, Shopping

The other day I decided to have a totally decadent experience and replace lunch with dessert. I’d been reading about the famous Philippe Conticini’s cake shop called the Pâtisserie des Rêves and thought it was time to have my dreams … Read More