Kitchenware: E. Dehillerin

Kitchenware: E. Dehillerin

Shopping for kitchen equipment in Paris is remarkably easy, since several of the city’s leading cookware stores are clustered around the old food market district of Les Halles. E. Dehillerin, revered by Americans as Julia Child’s favorite, caters to professional chefs but has also become a tourists’ culinary shrine in recent years, visited by casserole kooks and gadget geeks from the four corners of the world. The store’s dimly-lit nooks and crannies, which appear to have changed little since Dehillerin opened in 1820, harbor everything from sought-after Mauviel copper cookware to all manner of intriguing, specialized implements for slicing, shredding, sieving, whisking, coring and otherwise transforming mere food into French cuisine. 18-20 rue Coquillière, 1st,

Originally published in the May 2010 issue of France Today


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