Friday, January 05, 2007

JEAN-PAUL HEVIN

JEAN-PAUL HEVIN Cadeaux Jean-Paul Hevin Cadeaux (gifts), original watercolor, 9" x 11"

Paris chocolatier, Jean-Paul Hevin's favorite color is an intense cobalt blue. It's mine too, in case you hadn't noticed. I can't get enough blue paint in my watercolors...
JEAN-PAUL HEVIN Tins

It's a natural that I'd flip for his goodies! Not to forget that he is 1 of Paris' top 3 musketeers of chocolat and won the competition for best chocolate macaron in 2005!

JEAN-PAUL HEVIN Macarons I bought the blue tin on the right full of macarons last trip just for painting purposes of course. This display is from Jean-Paul Hevin's shop on 231, rue Saint-Honore.

JEAN-PAUL HEVIN Tartelette a l'Orange Last May, I stayed in a studio just a few doors down from his 3, rue Vavin shop, so I went in or at least looked in daily = heaven. I could buy a quiche + dessert + a very small piece of chocolate for lunch = heaven/Hevin

JEAN-PAUL HEVIN Verrine Mascarpone I fell victim to this dessert in a glass (Verrine Mascarpone) just because it looked so pretty - painting purposes again...

JEAN-PAUL HEVIN la Motte Picquet shop I haven't made it yet to Hevin's de la Motte Picquet shop -> next trip.

And next trip, I WILL GO UPSTAIRS TO the SALON DE THE on rue Honore!

Jean-Paul Hévin's new book Jean-Paul Hevin's new book..it's not here yet. You have to order it from Amazon.fr :(

18 comments:

  1. I loved his macarons. I tried them in October last year. Delicious!

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  2. Anonymous11:45 AM

    How come the color blue is always associated with sadness in a song? How can one be sad when looking at THIS blue..especially when mixed with CHOCOLATE???
    No way! ;-)

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  3. This makes me so hungry!

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  4. Iknew there was something about the blue in your water colors--they remind me of Cézanne!

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  5. Don't they!

    Carol, how often do you go to Paris? You seem to have an endless supply of photos and inspiration!

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  6. Dear Anonymous
    You've been away?
    Nice to see you back in force ;-)

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  7. Lovely blue. I love to use cobalt as well- although if I'm not careful it is hard to reproduce well between the scanning and the printing...

    And all that chocolate-buying-as-tax-write-off...??!! Good deal!

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  8. Back in Paris I see:) I love love love the blue in the painting:) And thanks for giving me yet another book to covet:)

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  9. I love eveything you do that is,-paint and photograph,It is always such a pleasure to visit your site-beautiful photos!

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  10. K&S
    I loved his macarons too.
    But I ate them so fast I forgot to make notes.
    I have to go back and eat them again it seems...

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  11. Anonymous6:20 AM

    Blue is true.
    Blue is Bleu. (in French)
    Blue's a hue.
    Blue is NOT a beef stew.
    But Veal Cordon Bleu?
    That you could chew on...
    You can not overdo
    Blue.
    Who knew?
    That blue is you!
    Adieu :)

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  12. Anonymous10:49 AM

    No Carol I have not been away. I meant NO WAY can one be sad, looking at this cobalt blue and chocolate... in refering to sad songs about blue... In fact I am new here. I clicked on BLUE to see you've done another blue segment earlier last year. I see I have much to check out. Am enjoying it ALL. I'm the one who wrote about the Saturday Tea party.
    CM in Or

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  13. blue.... yes a favorite of mine. I like cars that are blue... driving a subaru WR/x that is this colour....

    blue.... ;o/

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  14. Magnifique! Ahhhhh. what a job...! Eating chocolat and painting them!

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  15. I love the blues in your water color.

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  16. corey directed me to your blog, and i cannot tell you how much i have enjoyed pouring through every lovely post! this spring i will return to paris after 30 years and i am filled with excitement at the endless possibilities that await - thanks for the delicious preview - i'll be stopping by again and again!
    xo, h

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  17. ohhhhh!!
    .................eclairs!
    que bonics que són aquests.

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  18. Sweet Freak5:40 PM

    Oh how I love this boutique. I agree the packaging is decadent and it's a treat just to visit. But, my lord, the chocolates... I think his are my personal favorites.

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