If there is anything frustrating about baking in Paris, aside from ensuring we can get our hands on the right ingredients for our recipes, it is the cost and selection of accessories available. There are a handful of stores within the center of the city that offer high quality baking equipment and imported accessories but prices are steep and the selection extremely limited.
Fortunately, January marked the arrival of a new shop in town and owner Paul Waters fresh from the UK (with a stopover in Grenoble, if we’re getting into specifics). CAKE & BAKE features an arsenal of goods, ranging from cupcake liners and sprinkles to pastry boxes and molds, for bakers of all levels. Paul imports a variety of Wilton products from the U.S. in addition to a number of the UK brands he grew up with using in his baking.
The space on rue de Lancry in the 10th arrondissement might be teeny tiny but it’s brimming with fantastic, affordable products, an ultry-trendy look and feel, and one very happy baking fanatic behind the counter ready to guide you.
Here’s a fun video tour of the space, you’ll all love it!