Trader Joe’s Chocolate Croissants : A Taste of Paris for Breakfast

By Tsz on March 13, 2012

Trader Joe's Chocolate Croissant

Gastrophoria is a pain au chocolat fresh out of the oven. My first experience was when I visited Europe (1st timer!) last year. I had just landed at the Orly airport during the last leg of my European adventures and was absolutely famished. Due to a lack of funds (Europe is not cheap I tell ...

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Sweet Corn Panna Cotta with Mango Sauce

By Tsz on January 30, 2012

Sweet Corn Panna Cotta

Gastrophoria is a panna cotta flavored with sweet corn. Naturally sweet, corn is a novel way to flavor desserts, especially when used in a creamy panna cotta. Taking a simple basic recipe, all you'll need is some sweet corn to infuse the cream. After the cream is flavored, you can then strain out the corn ...

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Berthillon : La Vie En Rose (and Ice Cream)

By Tsz on January 12, 2012

Berthillon on the Seine

Gastrophoria is savoring an ice cream cone from Berthillon on the Seine. The time or weather isn't important—though it's best to go right after a light drizzle as that's when the air in Paris smells sweetest. All you need is a few euros for this experience (ok ok, provided you're in Paris already). When you're at ...

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