” The magic of holidays lies in their ephemeral nature and we wanted them to be especially warm this year, by imagining them in the heart of a luxurious mountain chalet under the snow. Like Madeleine de Proust, these celebrations allow the family to get together and talk about good and beautiful produce. These subtle recipes, like the signature Christmas log, pull us out of the everyday and make us dream “, Announces Jay KrenzerLenôtre, creative director.
The chalet’s signature Christmas log
Inspired by the wooden architecture of a mountain chalet, Etienne LeroyAnd the World Pastry Champion And newly appointed Sweet head of creationI realize this year His first signed Lenôtre yule log (Limited Edition) with a unique and comforting taste of hot milk and spices. A trompe-l’oeil creation that conveys the memory of fireside evenings spent in the Vosges, through a subtle interplay of milky textures and flavours, combining bourbon vanilla from Madagascar with cinnamon, a touch of nutmeg, a hint of rum and melting caramel. ” I wanted comforting flavors that convey the warm feeling of a chalet. I also wanted to give a confectioner’s interpretation of the gourmet hot cinnamon milk, which my grandmothers share a recipe for he explains Etienne LeroyChief lonotre sweet manners.