Rituel par Christophe Vasseur

| Oct 1, 2015

Rituel par Christophe Vasseur

The lowdown: Artisan baker Chrisophe Vasseur’s first French pastry cafe in Japan. Why we’re excited: Those buttery, crumbly croissants that virtually disintegrate as you start aiming for your mouth. Giant whirls filled with pistachio paste and chocolate chips, egg tartlets and pastries with fresh ...

Cute duckie cream puffs hatched at Shiga hotel

May 15, 2014

Cute duckie cream puffs hatched at Shiga hotel

Cream puffs shaped like spotbill duckling recently went on sale at Café de l’Abbye at the Royal Oak Hotel Spa & Gardens in Otsu, Shiga Prefecture. The duckling cream puffs, called “karugamo shuu,” have a puff-pastry head and body and a pair of half-cut ...