Sample these traditional specialties in the manner of an elegant Parisian woman—luxuriate over each delicate forkful, taking time to fully appreciate the rich kaleidoscope of textures and flavors as they burst upon the palate. When employing this measured approach, having dessert becomes a cherished escape.
Share citrus-scented Orange Blossom Honey Madeleines over a pot of tea. These light sponge-cake cookies—mentioned famously in Marcel Proust’s early twentieth-century novel Remembrance of Things Past—are best enjoyed warm from the oven.
Text Melissa Lester
Photography Marcy Black Simpson
Styling Kathleen Cook Varner
Recipe Development and Food Loren Wood