Can you imagine accessing Stohrer‘s recipes, the oldest pastry shop in Paris? In the Livre de Pâtisserie Stohrer, available in French in our online bookstore Books For Chefs, Jeffrey Cagnes offers all the keys to preparing his mythical sweets from when he was the pastry chef of the maison.
Saint-Honoré, babkas, fraisiers, éclairs, pavlovas, galettes, milefeueilles, bûches… up to 48 recipes in which Cagnes brings his personal touch and creativity. Additionally, the mastery of the establishment is reflected not only in the step-by-step instructions, but also from short videos.
Undoubtedly, an essential title for lovers of sweets and also of places full of history. Founded in 1730, it is located on rue Montorgueil, where part of Victor Hugo’s novel Les Misérables takes place. Also, its founder Nicolas Stohrer, official pastry chef to the King of Poland Stanislas Leszczynski and later to Louis XV, is the inventor of the rum baba.