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Published October 25th 2015
Have you dreamed of going to Paris? Bored on the weekend and want a taste of something different? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then I want to tell you a bit about Mulots Patisserie!
Mulots can be found on King William Road in Hyde Park and is open Tuesday - Sunday. I visited this little place last Sunday because I was craving a traditional buttery croissant, and let me tell you, I was not disappointed!
At first glance, I knew this would be a great and true experience and I was right. Entering Mulots, I was instantly taken back to the little Patisseries found on the Parisian streets, the waft of freshly baked bread and coffee lured me in. I ordered a croissant (of course), a mushroom quiche, and cappuccino. I'm not often one for quiches because I know a bad quiche can be indeed, bad. However, this little quiche was definitely heaven on a plate. It was soft, tasty, cheesy, and not at all overpowering. The pastry was crispy, fresh, and I could taste the mushroom, and it was delicious. If you are a fan of quiche, I definitely recommend this. They also have a quiche Lorraine, but I am a sucker for mushrooms. I just really like the vegetable!
Then onto my croissant. Oh my. Soft, flaky, buttery, smooth, flavoursome goodness all in one croissant. You may think I am exaggerating, but this was the best croissant I have ever had in my life, and I am very picky when it comes to my pastries!
I hadn't had a traditional croissant like this since my visit to Paris two years ago, however now I know where to go when I want to rendezvous. Of course the cappuccino was also great, not much to say there.
My partner ordered a pastry which was wrapped around a kransky. He enjoyed it as much as I enjoyed my quiche.
I'd also like to mention they serve traditional French beverages. My partner and I have looked endlessly for a French drink called Orangina, yes I know the name is a bit alarming, but the drink is worth the awkward order "Could I please have a bottle of Orangina?" Trust me, it's worth it. Served in a traditional Orangina drinking glass this little beverage takes me back to metro rides on hot days when nothing could quench my thirst as much as a good ol' bottle of Orangina!.
Looking around the place, I noticed they also make gelati/ sorbet and these come in a variety of flavours, including Cointreau. Délicieux! As well as the amazing array of cakes and pastries this little gem provides, you can also attend cooking classes, which I definitely think i'll be adding to my to do list. So overall I would definitely recommend Mulots Patisserie. It is a simple place and that's what makes it so great. It's not pretentious or overly fancy, but the food and service is as traditional as you can get, and in the end that's what makes a positive experience! Merci Beaucoup.