For those of you unfortunate enough to not reside in Brighton prepared to be jealous and I mean very jealous, I don't want to fall out over this but you have to know of it's existence. I am talking about 'The Real Patisserie' one of the finest Artisan bakeries I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. They are an independent company that uses traditional French methods for making bread, cakes, quiches, patisserie, sandwiches and everything is made on site by there largely French team of fabulous staff.
My lovely Mum would always get a box of cakes and patisserie from them for our Birthdays (as well as making us a cake of course!) and sometimes as a treat we would eat there almond croissants for a weekend breakfast,yummmmm.
They do open sandwiches 'Tartines' which are made using there rather famous chewy brown bread cut into long slices, I had chicken liver pate, cornichons and green peppercorns while Mercer had palma ham, artichokes, rocket and olive oil.
I didn't get a chance to take any photo's so I have used some of the website and other method's so you can see what the fuss is all about!
This is the 'Tartine' that Mercer had.
Here is just a tiny selection of the cakes and patisserie they do.
If you ever come to visit Brighton and fancy a spot of lunch then I highly recommend 'The Real Patisserie' as tasting is believing!