Gif by Yayay De Castro
With nine Oscar nominations in, Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel is no doubt a feast for the eyes in all its pastel glory. This cannily detailed and hilarious piece of work from the American director and screenwriter reminds us of the loveliest Polly Pocket we cried over as a child. And though we’ve out grown doll houses, one thing we can take away from the movie is this sweet recipe from the fictional patisserie of Mendl’s, enjoyed by the guests and staff of the outlandish luxury hotel. Here’s how you make a Courtesan au Chocolat.