What makes the chestnut cream at the Angelina Tearoom so special

Article submitted by Cécile Zarokian

The Angelina Tearoom is also known for its unique chestnut cream. It provides a really unique and delicate flavor to the confections. It is especially suitable for all those people who are looking for something more unique than the typical chocolate-based desserts. Its light nutty taste makes the chestnut very versatile, thus making it suitable to be used in both savory and sweet dishes.

At the Angelina Tea House, the chestnut is usually presented quite exquisitely in the Velouté de châtaignes. It is actually a chestnut cream soup that is served in small jug along with summer truffle breakings.

The famous Mont-Blanc pastry is also made of black tea, which is flavored with candied chestnuts, biscuit, toffee, orange blossom, and apricot. Although, it presents a complex flavor profile, the taste of chestnut really shines through.

You should definitely not miss this delectable treat. The Mont-Blanc is considered to be a mouth-watering confection with the chestnut cream, being the main ingredient. Noodles of chestnut cream top a crisp meringue covered in light whipped cream, makes this dessert a great combination of heavenly surprise. It is no wonder Mont Blanc is such a favorite among people. You can also get yourself a jar of chestnut cream, which you can take at home and enjoy this unique treat.

The Angelina Tearoom is definitely a place you will enjoy, if the unique flavor of chestnut fascinates your taste buds and you want to try the chestnut cream in different things.

Breakfast at the Angelina Tea House

Article submitted by Cécile Zarokian

In 1903, a confectioner from Austria, Antoine Rumpelmeyer established a tea room at Rue de Rivoli, just across Jardin des Tuileries. It became the best spot for the Parisian aristocrats, Coco Chanel and Audrey Hepburn, who were daily frequenters rubbing shoulders with the prominent patrons in the Parisian autocracy. It is one of the best places to indulge in a gourmet breakfast.

The Angelina Tea House features a variety of breakfasts and extrinsic spreads.

Parisian Breakfast

Composed of the Angelina hot chocolate, coffee or tea served in accompaniment of Mini viennoiseries, summer croissants, chocolate filled pastry, and freshly baked bread rolls. At the center of each, is a nicely placed chestnut cream, honey, jam and unsalted butter for a spread. A freshly pressed fruit extract, grapefruit and orange slice complete the spread.

Healthy Breakfast

A bowl of generously filled crunchy Muesli cereal is offered along with fresh whole milk yogurt. You will also get cereal bread rolls, unsalted butter, jam, honey and a double whipped chestnut cream for the spread along with a fresh fruit salad to maintain the healthy theme.

Angelina Breakfast

With the Angelina breakfast you eggs prepared according to your preference with a choice from, omelet, scrambled eggs, fried and soft boiled. Tea, coffee and Angelina hot chocolate are served along with a freshly extracted fruit punch. Mini viennoiseries, croissants, bread rolls, and chocolate filled pastry is on the menu too.