Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Easter Animal Farm

Like Radio City's Rockettes, pastel chocolate bunnies do their kick and lineup act.These yellow duckies will not float in your bathtub! White chocolate not rubber. Get out the knife and go to town.

Patrick Roger's sophisticated chocolate hedgehog sits in the window on bd St.-Germain.This giant chocolate rabbit is guarding an old fashioned boulangerie in the 18th.Jean-Paul Hevin puts everything except the kitchen sink into this Easter sculpture! All edible too. Not edible - a tiny Limoge bunnie..Edible!Unlike George Orwell's ANIMAL FARM, these animals play well together. Could only the French dream up this chocolate version of a mouse/sourci? There has to be a bear in this Noah's Ark of Easter animals.
How 'bout having a ribbon tied completely around yourself?
Dalloyau's big rabbit. What's inside? Little eggs?Rabbits inhabit the Metro too.. At first I couldn't find any chocolate frogs...But low and behold. Frog and rabbit went ahunting and rabbit got the carrot!


  1. Ooooh I adore the kissing bunnies :)

    I wonder what they do with the holiday chocolates that are not sold? I hope they do not throw them away!! :-o

  2. I love LOVE the hedgehog!

  3. those are some
    frogs worth eating!!!
    Stay warm!
    And dry!

  4. Love this! they are so cute I want to eat them all!

  5. That Cassegrain White Rabbit looks way cool, GoodFellas of the rabbit clan. ;-)
    Demel's done with Easter stuff, all sold out.

  6. I found you through Debbi Baker's blog. Your blog is wonderful! I must have gained five pounds already!

  7. Anonymous11:02 AM

    LURVE the hedgehog!

  8. Anonymous11:49 AM

    No sales at this time in the year, I'm afraid !!!

  9. Emilie1:49 PM

    Ohhh, the froggie friend is good but Zen frogs, in lotus.



  10. Fabulous as is all that you share.
    Love Jeanne ^j^

  11. Ohhhh! I want that Limoge Bunny!
    Love your blog--makes me happy!

  12. Anonymous5:50 PM

    Awwww--these are great! I love the turtle and the frogs. Classic. I don't think I've seen anything quite like them before. Hope you're enjoying yourself, Carol, and "loving Paris in the springtime..."

  13. I want them all!

  14. Love the LIMOGE Bunny.. he has the cutest face on him.
    Hoping your weather is better then our's right now. It's pouring & cold & threatening to snow here. And we don't have Paris to console us. :(

  15. Ouah, that looks delicious! I want all of them!!!! I guess they never do 50% at Ladurée!!!!!! Where can we find chocolate as good as in Paris, in NYC?

  16. Dear PB Readers!

    You can not have them ALLLLL!
    In fact unless you are independently wealthy with a very large trust fund that has not been effected by the current economic situation bla bla bla.
    This is LOOK! Don't touch chocolate.
    I wonder how people do eat them.
    They are too adorable - it would be like killing your own cat or something to attack these cuties.
    Maybe I should try just for the sake of "RESEARCH" and report back...hmmmmm
    It would be nice to see what really lurks within...
    You're putting dangerous thoughts into my head.
    If only the French had day-after-Easter sales as we do.
    Will they never learn?!

  17. Marie-Noëlle
    Do they go on sale in JANUARY????
    And the summer sales are coming up..sort of...

  18. Great photo's! They are so "Paris", non? I'm jealous as can be.
    btw:I hope you don't mind, I tagged you on a meme:

  19. jeanette mistress of longears8:41 PM

    I returned from that unfortunate event during my business trip, determined to re-capture the spirit of Detente (or was to re-capture the cause of Detente..?
    No! the spirit of, where was I going with this?) Little did I know what would await me when I caught up on my favorite blog! Oddly enough, the rabbits were not the most disturbing aspect...No, it was the green frogs doing YOGA! Perhaps the French fell yoga contributes to the quality of the frog legs.

  20. Anonymous10:57 AM

    Love the photos and the way you weave in the narrative. Your adventures make my early morning start off in such a happy place. I "want" that Limoge bunny though I know it's not chocolate. He's adorable.

    Thanks for sharing.



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