A piece of French history crafted into decadent chocolate
Every four years in Les Sables d'Olonnes, France, thousands of yachts line the banks of the Atlantic to begin the Vendée Globe, a boat race whose course circles the globe in about 75 days. Records state that a Capt. Poupart once participated in the trip; though any direct relation is unconfirmed, François Poupart of Poupart's Bakery and Bistro used the Vendée Globe sailboats as inspiration for this chocolatey treat.
A light and fluffy, but rich chocolate mousse is coated in a hardened chocolate ganache, then decorated with thin chocolate pieces handcrafted by François himself. Pair the Vendée Globe, our EatLafayette Dish of the Day for Wednesday, with a cup of Community Coffee and enjoy a taste of France without having to leave Lafayette.
Photo by: Camille LeJeune
1902 W. Pinhook Road
110 E. Vermilion St., Ste. 130
The EatLafayette campaign ends Sept. 2. This week IND Eats is featuring Sweet Treats as part of its EatLafayette Dish of the Day feature; next week we will feature Pub Grub - burgers, dogs, fries, and more from local restaurants participating in the campaign.
For more information on local eateries, view the online INDEats Dining Guide.