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Japanese Pastries in Paris – Unboxing Sadaharu Aoki

Japanese Pastries in Paris - Sadaharu AOKI Paris

Pâtisserie Sadaharu AOKI Paris

Miguel has been wanting to try Patisserie Sadaharu Aoki for ages! We finally made time to indulge ourselves and it was well with the trip.

This particular boutique is located at 35 Rue de Vaugirard, 75006, but there are a few around Paris. It’s clean and white, creating a blank canvass to display their vibrant and creative confectionery. There are no tables or chairs and they do not allow photographs, which is why I didn’t take any in the shop. Here is a quick video as I walked into the shop. Just pretend the camera isn’t crooked.


Sadaharu Aoki
is the Patissier behind Patisserie Sadaharu Aoki, an international in Paris. His genius was in combining his two passions – Japanese flavors and French patisserie. His Japanese-inspired flavors are seamlessly incorporated into French desserts.

Simple Elegance

We couldn’t wait to get these pastries home and give them a try. I was staring at the bag on the train on our way home.

Japanese Pastries in Paris - Sadaharu AOKI Paris

Japanese Pastries in Paris - Sadaharu AOKI Paris

Packaging with Beauty and Function

I appreciated the design of the box itself. It was made so that you can easily access the pastries inside, without ruining your dessert.

Japanese Pastries in Paris - Sadaharu AOKI Paris

Japanese Pastries in Paris - Sadaharu AOKI Paris

Unboxing of Sadaharu AOKI’s Pastries

Here are the pastries! We decided to try the Matcha Azuki (green) and the Zen (cream). Both of these illustrate Sadaharu Aoki’s ingenious way of mixing French and Japanese sensibilities to create something scrumptiously new.

The Matcha Azuka is a classic French sweet offering with a Japanese twist: delicious layers of matcha mousse, dark chocolate genoise, adzuki beans, a crispy-crunchy praline base and a mini-macaron garnish.

The Zen is a black sesame éclair and matcha-laden Bamboo combination with half mini-macaron garnish. And the extra special ingredient that’s very French indeed…cognac.

Japanese Pastries in Paris - Sadaharu AOKI Paris

Japanese Pastries in Paris - Sadaharu AOKI Paris

Japanese Pastries in Paris - Sadaharu AOKI Paris

Conclusion…Delicious!

I can only speak for the two pastries we tried, but they were subtle and delicious! Their construction and consistancy made them easy to eat (even on the go), they had a delightful flavor and a perfect combination of textures between and crunchy/firm layers and the creamy smooth layers.

Related Links

www.sadaharuaoki.com

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