Quickly, quickly, the countdown has begun! The start will be next Thursday, December 1st, when children and adults alike will be impatiently waiting for the little advent calendars on the corner of a table.
Long gone are the days when these calendars were only meant to keep children waiting until Christmas. More trendy than ever, they are also reserved for adults who take a real pleasure in discovering them in all their varieties and for all budgets.
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Our selection of the most gourmet advent calendars 2022 :
For the Holidays celebrations, the French bicentenary FOUCHER chocolate House collaborates with the young illustrator Aloïs Marignane to dress up its advent calendar which contains 24 chocolates (12 ganaches and 12 pralines).
Weight: 230g / Price: €36 (around $36 USD).
Ladurée‘s advent calendar includes 24 little boxes hidden behind the historic façade of its boutique on rue Royale, which, once the doors are opened, invites you to a dreamlike, sensory and definitely gourmet immersion.
Each little box hides not one, but several delicate sweets to share: plain or flavored nougats and caramels, fruit jellies, calissons, candies, chocolates, jams and even honey pots…
Available from November 14, 2022 in Ladurée boutiques and on laduree.fr
Price: €72 (around $72 USD)
The artisan chocolate maker from Nantes offers an advent calendar in the form of a book which, with its confectionery, chocolates, cookies and other specialities of the house, invites us to an extraordinary gourmet adventure.
Price: €65 (around $65 USD), to order on vincentguerlais.com
This year, Pierre Hermé is offering not one but two magnificent advent calendars containing the creations for which the company is renowned, and which are among the most prestigious pastry houses in the world.
Advent calendar Infiniment Gourmand
In this new version of his Advent calendar, Pierre Hermé grants the wish of the most gourmand of palates by adding in its center a box of delicacies and chocolates to be enjoyed from November. A way to allow those in a hurry to wait patiently for December 1st.
Assortment of chocolate creations and sweets and box of chocolate candies.
Price: €95 (around $95 USD)
Advent calendar Édition Limitée
The limited edition of the Advent calendar features the now iconic Christmas glass ball from the Meisenthal glassworks. This year, as an ode to the capital, the glassworks has created a ribbed glass ball for Pierre Hermé, the gold color of which elegantly and realistically reproduces the color of Parisian streetlights.
Assortment of chocolate creations and confectionery and Meisenthal glass ball.
Price: €170 (around $170 USD)
This year, Maison Lenôtre is collaborating with illustrator Clémence Monot to keep us waiting with enchantment and gourmandise until December 24. The talented illustrator has imagined a cosy chalet, whose light wood building contains 24 delicacies and sweets carefully selected by Lenôtre chefs: chocolates, pralines, ganaches and confectionery, among others.
Available from Wednesday 16 November 2022.
Price: €39 (around $39 USD)
Inspired by the world of the House of Sébastien Gaudard, the advent calendar invites you to fall back into childhood day after day, throughout the month of the month of December until D-day. The calendar offers a selection of sweets: salted butter caramels, melting pralines, gingerbread, Martyrs’ cobblestones, crunchy pralines, old-fashioned sweets, Aix calissons, Tuileries cobblestones…
Price: €52 (around $52 USD) (reservation from November 1st 2022. Available from mid-November 2022).
LA MAISON DU CHOCOLAT
Illustrated by Swedish artist Fideli Sundqvist, the Maison du Chocolat advent calendar brings us closer to the Christmas festivities every day, with its 26 chocolate delights (dark or milk pralines and demented squares) to be enjoyed every day.
Price: €60 (around $60 USD) (185g). Available in stores and online from November 2, 2022.
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