LA FOLIE – An Haute French Pâtisserie Boutique Launches its first store in Mumbai

Mumbai, January 2014: The wait is finally over! La Folie, a luxury French boutique pâtisserie is now scheduled to open on 24th January 2014 for its Mumbai Patrons at Kala Ghoda. Stop by to indulge in delicious and exotic ready to eat delicacies such as haute pastries, macarons, chocolates, and more.

At the helm, spearheading the brand, Sanjana brings invaluable know-how and experience to La Folie. She is an extraordinary craftswoman and tastemaker with an idée fixe to share with the world. Sanjana uses only the finest ingredients and authentic preparation methods that are now part of her DNA.

La Folie, a pâtisserie and chocolaterie specializes in sophisticated desserts made using French techniques, as well as bespoke cakes. On offer are some beautifully decorated desserts like colorful macarons, petite cookies, chocolate truffles, pastries, chocolate pralines as well as flaky buttery croissants and pain au chocolat, all of which are freshly prepared daily to fulfill your cravings.

Relish the Forêt-Noire, Chef Sanjana’s take on the traditional black forest cake infused with Kirch Wasser, or her specialty 7 layered Candy Cake using all the candies she savored during her childhood days. Guests can expect exotic textured desserts such as Rouge Velour which is created with a twist using strawberry compote and mixed berries Philadelphia cream cheese Chantilly, or the classic French puff pastry dessert Mille Feuille served with seasonal fresh fruits and Tahitian vanilla mascarpone cream.

Surrender yourself to indulge in the wide array of macarons. Some of the flavours include 70% Venezuelan chocolate ganache, lemon grass and basil or pop rock candy with strawberry marshmallow cream. Also savour La Folie’s single origin Venezuelan and Equador chocolate truffles and house blend French enrobed pralines, Chef Sanjana’s best kept secret!

The La Folie boutique is elegantly decorated with minimalist and modern organic interiors in tones of black, white and grey and maintains a natural freshness highlighted from backdrop of slate stones on one wall and semi matted glass on the other. The products which are the real hero enhance the space. A 3D niche display that changes according to the festive seasons elaborates on the French essence that La Folie embraces. The boutique offers the concept of a tea salon and dessert tasting room with a seating capacity of 8 to 10 people.

La Folie will present Mumbai’s glitterati a chance to discover decadence and a mouthful of nostalgia at their boutique. Supported by a team of French consultants, La Folie constantly challenges the traditional norms of the art of pastry making with its unique avante garde style, and brings to your palate a sensorial experience unlike any other.

Surrender yourself to the world of La Folie and place your own verdict on the mouthwatering desserts which bring you the taste and essence of France, for the first time in Mumbai.

About La Folie:

La Folie is a luxury pâtisserie based in Mumbai that aims to deliver the essence of authenticity, enjoyment and experience through their wide selection of beautifully hand crafted haute French chocolates and pastries. These include enrobed pralines, single origin truffles, macarons, entremets (textural layered desserts), confitures, petite cookies, croissants, and haute customized cakes for special occasions.

Through its internationally trained Executive Chef’s vision, savoir faire and idée fixe, La Folie wishes to give those with refined taste and passion, a benefit of sublime products closer to home. Drop in to our retail boutique and surrender yourself to this sensorial experience.

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