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  • So anyway, in July when I was in Paris I decided to buy a jar of Christine Ferber's (made for Hermé) ispahan jam to take back home with me.

    Ispahan jam makes it all taste so good Michele 2007

  • Pierre Hermé reveals some of his signature recipes: macarons passion, tarte tango, cake ispahan or sablés aux olives noires; just to name a few.

    foodbeam » Comme chez Pierre Hermé – Sablés aux olives noires 2007

  • J said ... terrific post michele ... i don't think laduree ever quite recovered after pierre herme left (along with his ispahan recipe), as long ago as that may seem ...

    Dear Ladurée Michele 2005

  • Charles Lamb, with his infinite tact, attempting to, might have drawn charming pictures of the life of his day; Lord Byron in a stanza of Don Juan, aiming at the impossible, might have achieved the sublime; Oscar Wilde, heaping jewels of ispahan upon brocades of Byzantium, might have created a troubling beauty.

    Of Human Bondage 1915

  • Parisian extraordinaire Pierre Hermé invented the ispahan flavour during his time at Ladurée and the lychee, rose and raspberry combination was named Ispahan for the gorgeous pink blush of a Damask rose.

    Morsels & Musings 2010


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