My Christofle Table By...
Frank Adrian Barron started his baking adventure in 2012 after moving to Paris from San Francisco. Living in France -- a country celebrated for its pastry prowess-- certainly has its benefits (think: Mille-feuilles and Mont Blanc) but surprisingly, finding a simple layer cake covered in buttercream proved to be difficult. So he started baking them himself!
He hosted countless afternoon cake parties to try out new recipes on friends and soon started receiving special requests for his buttercream creations. And voilà, he quickly earned the nickname "cakeboy". Frank Adrian does all of his baking in the Marais and his cakes occasionally pop up in a few select Paris cafés.
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IF YOU WERE...
A sharing moment?
A special or festive occasion?
The Holi Festival in India for the vibrant colors and exuberance.
A childhood dish?
A recipe prepared in 5 minutes?
La crème fouettée.
Mangosteen as it reminds me of my favorite island in the world, Bali.
Échalote for its many layers.
A kitchen utensil?
A whisk, very necessary in baking !
“Flâner”, because I love to wander around Paris
The Gâteaux Opera because I love the combination of coffee and chocolate.
A local or regional dish?
Gratin Dauphinois from the Dauphiné region of France.
A work of art?
A painting hanging in the Richelieu wing of the Louvre.
A daily ecological gesture?
Riding a bike instead of driving.
A beach-side restaurant in the Maldives so I can watch the sunset every day
A Chef who inspires you?
A rosé from Provence.
A soft drink?
A cooking style?
The Haute Cuisine.
A culinary innovation?
A famous look-a-like?
A way of saying goodbye?