Kitchen Spotlight: Pierre Hermé's Paris Kitchen

2009_03_12-PierreHerme.jpg2009_03_12-HermeThumbs.jpgLook! Amy at Apartment Therapy just tipped us off to a tour of Pierre Hermé's apartment over at The Selby. Here are a few shots of his kitchen, and a link to a full tour of this modern pastry master's home.

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A few thoughts:

1 We're so impressed by the sleek, modern minimalism of his kitchen. It's not surprising: Hermé's work is marked by precision and a spare yet whimsical modern flair.

2 The row of hooks over the sink (and what are those bowls??) is really lovely.

3 Modern stovetop - induction, perhaps? And is that the oven underneath? We really wonder whether he bakes at home or not.

4 A piece of wasabi, the signature flavor of his newest macaron.

5 And no visit would be complete without a look at his perfect little macaron cookies.

Have you ever tried a Pierre Hermé recipe or confection?

• See the full tour: Pierre Hermé - At his home - Paris - March 11 2009

And for a look at another Paris pastry chef at home, go look at our tour of David Lebovitz's kitchen:
Kitchen Tour: At Home in Paris with David Lebovitz

(All images: The Selby)