Visitors to France hanker after the boulangeries and pâtisseries found on every street corner of the country. The boulangeries, yes. The croissants, I understand. Macaroons, I LOVE, so I give them that too. These, after all, have become part of my holiday routine. And yet I rarely touched the things when I lived, worked, and immersed myself in French life... [But s]o how has this world of sucreries become such a reflection of French culture?
Rachel Khoo is one of Paris's most exciting 'food creatives'. Since moving to Paris to pursue her love of French pastries at the Le Cordon Bleu school, she has combined her technical culinary training with her design flair in a plethora of cooking projects.