Sharon Reid

 

FAUCHON, the iconic luxury French food boutique has finally reached the UK! Until just last week (23rd September) this exquisite purveyor of sweet delicacies were only available from its native France, Asia and the Middle East.

FAUCHON is renowned for its 120+ years of pastry making expertise and extensive product range; more than 30 varieties of delicious treats are created by the revered FAUCHON chefs. FAUCHON’S recently opened 12 square metre pop –up is housed on the Fifth Floor at Harvey Nichols’ flagship store in Knightsbridge and is dedicated to ‘Patisseries de Voyage’ translated as ‘travel pastries’ – incidentally FAUCHON’S goodies make ideal gifts – check out the gift range featuring FAUCHON’S best sellers.

Expect the following delectables:

MACARONS

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Presented in a beautiful gift box, the round, smooth and exquisitely airy outer cookie of FAUCHON macarons melts away to reveal a creamy centre. Macarons are available in different flavours including FAUCHON best-sellers: chocolate, vanilla, coffee, salted butter caramel, raspberries, pistachio and praline.

16 MINI MADELEINES CORNETFAUCHON AT HARVEY NICHOLS 5

Madeleines are best eaten when still hot so FAUCHON have created a take –away version of this famous small traditional cake. Mini in size, and available in three delicious flavours: honey, pistachio and caramel, these sweet treats are perfect for sharing.

BOX OF Nine ASSORTED CAKES

An exclusive assortment of nine cubic cakes with seven different recipes inspired by famous French classics such as; financier, Madeleine or pecan and chocolate fondant cake. The box contains four financiers: two almond –flavoured and two chocolate-flavoured, four Madeleines: orange, raspberries, honey and caramel, and a pecan chocolate fondant that will delight your taste buds.

15 CHOCOLATE HEART GIFT BOX

This tin box contains a choice of 15 heart-shaped chocolates with irresistible FAUCHON flavours: milk chocolate with hazelnut praliné and dark chocolate with gianduja and crispy bits of crêpe.

UN APRES MIDI A PARIS BISCUIT BOX  

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This 200g (7oz) box with golden colours is illustrated with some of the most emblematic monuments of Paris. It contains a collection of seven assorted classic biscuits: almond biscuits, mini beurre with dark chocolate, mini grué galettes, thin galettes, mini galettes, authentic mini beurre and milk chocolate coated crispy crêpes for a typical Paris-style sweet snack.

Travel down to the FAUCHON pop –up at Harvey Nichols for your very own ‘Patisseries de Voyage.’

 

For further information please visit: www.harveynichols.com

www.fauchon.com