If your mouth starts to water at the mere sight of freshly baked pastries, continue reading to discover a few of the best places around the world to eat delicious pastries.
Some of the best places around the world to eat pastries:
While Turkey may not be the first country that you think of when you think of countries which are famous for producing world-class pastries, Turkey is actually home to Hafiz Mustafa. Which happens to be one of the most prestigious bakeries in the world and which was first founded back in 1864.
If you visit make sure to sample one of Hafiz Mustafa’s mouth-watering baklavas, which are still produced using traditional Turkish methods.
2. Hong Kong
If you’re interested in trying out new pastries, which you’ve never tasted before it’s well worth visiting Hong Kong. Where you’ll get to bite into your first Chinese egg custard tart. Another pastry which is well worth tracking down whilst you’re touring Hong Kong is a pineapple bun. Which is a local delicacy which can be found at a traditional Chinese bakery such as the highly rated Tai Cheong Bakery.
If you enjoy dressing up for high tea, you’re also in luck as many of Hong Kong’s luxury hotels offer high tea experiences where you’ll get to sample sever tiers of decadent pastries. All of which you’ll get to enjoy with high quality, aromatic teas.
Another destination which is well worth adding to your bucket list if you love pastries is Dubai. As Dubai is home to La Farine a luxury French-inspired bakery where you can purchase a wide assortment of decadent French pastries as well as gateaux and French bread. Better yet all the pastries which you’ll sample will have been baked fresh on La Farine’s premises.
A list of the best places around the world to eat pastries wouldn’t be complete if it didn’t mention Paris. Paris’ streets are lined with countless traditional French patisseries and bakeries, which offer pastries which look so beautiful and so decorative, that you’ll almost feel guilty for taking a bite out of your pastries.
If you’re already salivating thinking about biting into a gourmet French pastry, it’s well worth including Fou de Patisserie, Odette Paris, Des Gateaux et du Pain, and Laduree Paris Champs Elysees. All of which are consistently rated as being amongst some of the top patisseries in Paris.
5. New York City
New York City is famed for inventing cronuts, a unique pastry which is half donut and half croissant and still holds the reputation of creating some of the most scrumptious, satisfying cronuts in the world. Just be warned that if you want to try a cronut from one of New York’s most popular bakeries, you may arrive at your location to find that there may be a lengthy line snaking around the block.
So if you’re a huge fan of pastries, make sure to add all five of the international destinations listed above to your foodie-focused or dessert focused bucket list.