2021 might not be the Easter we expected with increased confinement looming but how can we not be EGGcited with the prospect of chocolate eggs for breakfast lunch and dinner?
Being in Paris, the city that boasts some of the worlds master chocolatiers, we are blessed with an extensive selection of decadent delights that range in shape, flavor, size, and creativity. With so many tempting treats to choose from it can be difficult so we have rounded up our top 5 picks for 2021. You will be bunny hopping to buy them all ahead of Sunday!
L’Oeuf Meringue by François Perret @ The Ritz
A fresh and exciting take on the classic Easter egg. Chef François Perret has created no less than 5 delicious eggs for his 2021 collection. Each of his egg creations are priced at €68 with a meringue exterior and a choice of flavours including:
- Praline rose and white chocolate
- Pistachio and dark chocolate
- Coco and milk chocolate
- Hazelnut and milk chocolate
- Cacao and dark chocolate
Order by April 1st by calling 01 43 16 33 74 and collect between April 2 – 5.
The Shell Egg by Thomas Boog @ Pierre Hermé
Thomas Boog, known for his artisan decor inspired by the sea, has joined forces with Pierre Hermé to bring us on a magical chocolate journey under the sea with their bespoke ‘’Shell Egg’’. This unique creation is composed with a multitude of seashells to cumulate as an imaginative and decorative portrait head.
Each egg is made of two chocolate flavors including: Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate and Blond Chocolate.
The egg is priced at €59 and it is available in store or to order here.
Oeuf plat noir @ Patrick Roger
A clever twist on the classic egg. Maison Patrick Roger brings you a dark chocolate flat packed egg!
The dark chocolate creation is garnished with praline, served with milk fries, and is presented in a beautiful mint green display box which simply inspires thoughts of easter and springtime!
Priced at €55 it is available to order for home delivery or in store.
The Dark and Milk @ Maison du Chocolat
Its often hard to decide which chocolate variant to select from but Maison du Chocolat has us covered! They have come up with a clever mix – an egg that’s 50% dark and 50% milk chocolate. As if that isn’t generous enough this decadent egg is filled with both small figurines and praline eggs…. A true crowd pleaser!
The egg is priced at €48 and available in selected stores for click and collect from April 1st. Check availability here.
L’Oeuf Bourgeon @ Délicatisserie by Nina Métayer
Renowned pastry chef Nina Métayer, previously known for her time at Le Meurice, Le Grand Restaurant and Café Pouchkine launches her first pastry shop delivering in Paris. This online only shop is offering a stunning range of Easter treats and we cannot wait to taste the petals of L’Oeuf Bourgeon!
This egg is delicately built of 10 petals of dark chocolate (72% cocoa) and houses caramelized hazelnuts, pecan nuts and crispy praline in the heart of the bud.
Priced at €59 this egg is available for delivery in Paris and the inner suburbs or you can select your preferred pick up point in Paris. Order here today!