A walk in endless lavender fields together with a perfect atmosphere in French Riviera is a kind of package when talking about Aix-en-Provence, France. Also, O’bon Paris now proudly presents you Aix-en-Provence as an original place of our recommended chocolate shop in Paris called « Puyricard ». The chocolate at « Puyricard » is prepared with love and care in order to deliver its best quality.
In Paris, one of the « Chocolaterie de Puyricard » shops is located just a few minutes from the Eiffel tower. Within less than one minute from the shop you can see the view of Eiffel tower as the background of your stroll. If you are searching where to buy souvenirs or chocolate from Paris, « Chocolaterie de Puyricard » should be included in the list as it offers you the best quality of chocolates and the location is not far from the Eiffel Tower.
The shop itself is cozy with a big glass window that makes it look spacious. By looking outside, there is no way you can resist not getting inside as the shape of chocolates and the gift boxes in the glass window look so tempting that you want to bring them back home as a souvenir from Paris. The friendly atmosphere in a luxury room is welcoming both locals and the tourists in Paris.
The ingredients for the products in « Puyricard » are carefully selected with the purpose to offer the best chocolates to the consumers. The products from « Puyricard » are guaranteed no preservatives so it is good for a healthy diet. The chocolate here gives you the taste of joy since the first bite. Hence, Puyricard chocolate is the one you should not miss.
In the shop, you can also notice a screen showing how they make the chocolates. With their passion to create their chocolates in original methods, “Chocolaterie de Puyricard” is also known as one of the first chocolate houses that are labeled “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant” (EPV). This label is given to French companies or organizations to mark their unique technique and artisanal excellence.
This chocolate house comes up with a lot of different flavors of chocolate; caramel, rum, coconut. Moreover, Puyricard also provides you the sweets like nougat and marshmallow. The special one that we would recommend you to try is chocolates with green tea flavor. The taste is unique. The smell of green tea is smooth and goes really well with the texture of chocolates. Now, let’s have a look at some other products in the shop to help prepare yourself for the happy tasting session in this premium quality chocolate shop.
Mendiants are one of the thirteen traditional Christmas desserts of Provence! They are a slim disc made with gourmet milk or dark chocolate. The texture of the chocolate disc is more exciting with almonds, raisins, and hazelnuts on the top.
Exquisite and delicate sweets, candied orangettes. Dark chocolates with extracts of orange or lemon are a perfect gift for everyone or to treat yourself. The taste of fresh orange with the chocolate can be a taste of freshness that can light up your day.
Aix-en-Provence is famous for Calissons. It is like a fruity candy composed of ground almonds. To be more exciting, Puyricard offers Calissons in different flavors that will surprise you with their unique texture, smell, and taste.
Don’t forget marshmallow when talking about desserts! Puyricard creates fresh marshmallows flavored with a choice of lime, passion fruit, apricot, apple, raspberry or pear. A little delicious fluffy cloud that makes your taste buds fly and bring you back to your childhood. The color of marshmallow is also attractive and it could make a really good choice for souvenirs for your loved ones.
Biscuits deliver the unique taste which goes well with a cup of coffee, a hot chocolate or a scoop of ice cream. Puyricard also provides you the famous Mariage Frères tea in case you would like to couple up your biscuits with the hot drinks for your afternoon tea at home.
O’bon Paris recommends you to the Puyricard chocolate shop located at 27, avenue Rapp, 75007 Paris, near Eiffel Tower (5-minute walk from Alma bridge). Also, we offer you a coupon to get 50 grams of chocolates as a compliment once you make a purchase of 15 euros in this chocolate shop. Click here to get the coupon and enjoy the taste of happiness together from the best artisanal chocolate house in Paris.
Words by Ya Hui and Kampoo
Photographs by Shooca and Yuka Ishihara
Address : 27, avenue Rapp, 75007 Paris, France
Transport : Metro line 9 Alma-Marceau station / RER C Gare du Pont de l'Alma station/ Bus 42 Monttessuy Station
Opening hours : Mon-Sat 10:00-19:00 / Sunday closed