Tea Time in Paris

Ooh la la – tea salons in Paris! Today I went to Mariage Freres, which has been there since 1850.  They had over 600 varieties of teas from which to pick.  It was overwhelming so I just went with the first tea that caught my eye.  It was the “rouge d’automne the noir.  It is a black tea with candied chestnut infusions.  Divine! (Chestnut is popular here and for good reason.)

I had a madeleine and a macaroon.  The macaroon was beyond anything I could have imagined.  Oh my – both were infused with teas and herbs. 
This was, perhaps, the best pot of tea I have ever had.  I purchased a pound to take home.  Worth every penny.

Across the street there was a store where you could purchase tea, cups, and more.
So many teapots!
Au revoir!

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Comments

  1. Kimberley says:

    It’s so lovely. That’s one of the best things about Paris. They take the time to make everything from tea to soap beautiful.

    Kimberley
    First in Maine

  2. Sandi says:

    I went to Paris with my daughter 3 Spring Breaks ago. If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still taste the macaroons (and the pain au chocolat, and the ….). Enjoy Paris with your daughter.

    sandi
    rubberboots and elf shoes

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