Julien Merceron is the Paris-based chief chocolatier for A la Mere de Famille."
"Inside this Montmartre gem...wooden coutertops [are] lined with glass jars bursting with sweets, including bon bons, fruit confits, caramels, and cookies. Everything is divided into two categories - les incontournables (roughly, "impossible to ignore"), and nouveautes (novelties) - but all are irresistible." - from Travel & Leisure" "As much a tribute to the company's culture and longevity as a practical, instructional cookbook, A La Mere de Famille is a treat to be savored by anyone who loves sweets, Paris, or both." - Saveur"