For the Holidays, Pierre Hermé takes us to a celestial and magical extravaganza. His Christmas and New Year’s collection revolves around seven-arm stars and is the promise of a great celebration. As per usual, the Picasso of pastry signs an XXL collection likely to make everyone happy.
Between the seven yule logs, including the signature vegan one, the three entremets for an interstellar New Year, the pyramids of macarons and tasty chocolates, Holidays are about to be flavorful.
Pierre Hermé’s 2020 yule logs:
Available from December 19 to 25, 2020 for big sizes
Available from December 4 to 25, 2020 for individual sizes
The signature yule log
Did you know? Earlier this year, Pierre Hermé created in partnership with La Maison du Chocolat two vegan and gluten-free chocolate pastries that have been very successful. So much that Pierre Hermé’s signature yule loge 2020 is a re-interpretation of one of the two creations: the one based on dark chocolate and blackcurrant. To surprise your guests even more, you can present it in its bright and chocolate box for a magical touch. Called Fleur de Cassis, this indulging creation is worth it!
Composition: blackcurrant pepper crumble, soft chocolate cake, Pure origine Bélize, district de Cayo, Plantation Xibun chocolate ganache with blackcurrant and blackcurrant pepper, dark chocolate chunks with fleur de sel
Signature yule log (serving 10 to 12): €120
Exceptional yule log with its box (serving 10 to 12): €250 – only available upon order from December 22 to 25.
The Celian yule log (serving 4: €48 – serving 8: €82)
This tasty creation based on chestnut and clementine is likely to take you back to your sweetest family memories. Guilty pleasure and indulgence for this delicious yule log.
Composition: Chestnut flour shortbread, candied chestnut cream, clementine confit, chestnut flour cookie with candied chestnut slivers
Plaisir Intense yule log (serving one: €8.90 – serving 4: €48 – serving 8: €82 – travel size for 6: €75)
This one will make chocolate lovers love it to the moon and back. Based on chocolate, whipped cream and praline, this cocoa yule log will make foodies melt with pleasure thanks to its many textures. Good news, it is also available in travel size and can be delivered all around mainland France.
Composition: moist almond cake, dark chocolate feuilleté praline, think chocolate leaves, Pure origine Bélize, District de Cayo, Plantation Xibun chocolate ganache and whipped cream
Ispahan yule log (serving one: €8.90 – serving 4: €48 – serving 8: €82)
Pierre Hermé fans no longer need Ispahan to be introduced as it is part of the macaron master’s greatest recipes. Genuine twirl of fruity and floral flavors mixing rose, lychee and raspberry, this lovely yule log is as beautiful as tasty.
Composition: Macaron cookie, rose petal cream, rose cake, raspberries and lychees
Jardin de l’Atlas yule log (serving one: €8.90 – serving 4: €48 – serving 8 €82 – travel size for 6: €75)
This is a travel-inducing yule log. Jardin de l’Atlas takes us straight to Morocco with exotic pairings. Orange, lemon, honey, orange blossom, the Mediterranean sun is getting a seat at your Christmas table.
Composition: Infiniment Citron shortbread, orange blossom mascarpone cream, lemon cake, creamy honey, orange marmalade with orange blossom, lemon cream and jelly
Infiniment Pistache frozen yule log (serving 6 : €71)
Perfect to finish a hearty Christmas meal with something light, the frozen yule log is a must. This year, Pierre Hermé shines a light on Iranian pistachio in all shapes with this chill creation.
Composition: pistachio dacquoise cake and pistachio slivers, pistachio ice cream, toasted pistachio slivers, pistachio praline
86 Champs exclusivities
If you are one of our most thorough readers, you know Pierre Hermé has opened almost three years ago a store on the world’s most beautiful avenue. 86 Champs is the XXL tearoom in partnership with L’Occitane en Provence inviting us to enjoy our favorite pastries and macarons, along with savory food or enjoy the coffee shop area.
Like last year, this temple of good food offers an exclusive yule log. This time, this is the Ambrosia, a wonderful mix between mandarin and honey. A spring-inspired yule log making us dream of sunny days in the midst of winter!
Composition: moist cake, smooth honey and mandarin cream and whipped cream, honey jelly and mandarin, mandarin shortbread.
Ambrosia yule log (serving 6): €71
Holidays macarons and chocolates:
Christmas 2020 in Paris: Pierre Hermé’s Holidays macarons and chocolates
For the Holidays 2020, Pierre Hermé unveils a wonderful collection of sweet treats based on exclusive macarons and boxes of chocolate to enjoy without moderation! Well, this Christmas in Paris already sounds delicious!
Advent calendar 2020 by Pierre Hermé
Pierre Hermé fans, for this Christmas 2020, the world’s best pastry chef gathers his most beautiful chocolates in an advent calendar, a gift before time (for yule logs) likely to delight little and big gourmet eaters!
New Year’s Eve
From December 26 to 31, 2020
A year ends, another begins… And to mark the new year 2021 softly, Pierre Hermé does it again with three entremets for New Year’s Eve. After the pine nut, the pastry chef invites us to keep on dreaming with the symbol of this year’s collection: the seven-arm star.
Three star recipes by the house are available: Ispahan based on rose, lychee and raspberry, Jardin de l’Atlas mixing orange, lemon, honey and orange blossom, as well as Plaisir Intense with chocolate, praline and whipped cream. All in all, three hearty entremets serving 6 to 8 people likely to strike everybody on New Year’s Eve!
Etoile du Nouvel An – serving 6-8: €82
And discover our Yule Logs guides for this Christmas 2020:
For more ideas to celebrate Christmas in Paris, check our guides out:
Dates and Opening Time
From 30 October 2020 to 31 December 2020
72 Rue Bonaparte
75006 Paris 6
buches et entremets: 48 €
Bûche Signature: 120 €