Skip to main content

Vendredi Fleurs..


I have lots to do today hence this petit post!


Have a fabulous weekend,

L x

Comments

  1. I hope you get all your chores done so you can enjoy the weekend...cheers

    :)Cate

    ReplyDelete
  2. Hello L
    Don't forget to have a Tea break!!
    Have a wonderful Day too!!

    Julie xx

    ReplyDelete
  3. It may be petit but it is tres jolie... don't work too hard. I'm off out to lunch for the third day in a row....naughty me !!!! XXXX

    ReplyDelete
  4. Lovely photo of one of my favourite places in Paris, where I spent a lot of time as a graduate student, and also where I sat with my husband on the day that I met him. Good luck with your to-do list for today, Leeann!

    ReplyDelete
  5. petit but very special nonetheless! this is so gorgeous. have a fantastic (and relaxing!) weekend!

    x

    ReplyDelete
  6. I file up this image as we are searching idees to arrange our garden and to put some vases and potteries in it!
    Thank you!

    Greet

    ReplyDelete
  7. So beautiful-bon weekend my friend.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Hi Leeann,

    Lovely Friday flowers and gardens.

    I hope that you have some time to relax, too.

    Happy weekend
    Hugs
    Carolyn

    ReplyDelete
  9. Bonjour Leeann - I've had a couple of very busy weeks, so have just had the chance to catch up on all your recent posts. I loved the French beds & your post on things to do in Paris was wonderful! A happy weekend to you both.
    Millie ^_^

    ReplyDelete
  10. Thanks Leeann!
    I felt like I got flowers delivered. I may shoot some back at you! Have a nice weekend.

    ReplyDelete
  11. oh, I love visiting Luxembourg Gardens, great pic- thanks for the reminder...
    Karen

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

French food Friday...Honey Lavender Icecream

I first tried this in Provence and loved the combination of the lavender and the honey.

For those of you that have seen the movie it's complicated you will recall that Merryl Streep made it for Steve Martin and it really looked great.


By using honey as opposed to sugar you end up with icecream that is deliciously creamy and the smoothest ice cream you've ever tasted.


Be warned, though - there is a caveat...this ice cream will not freeze as well as homemade ice cream usually does. For those of you who like your ice cream hard freeze the ice cream overnight to make it scoopable, instead of the standard two to three hours after churning



Ingredients:


1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup dried lavender
4 egg yolks
2 cups milk
1 cup heavy cream

Method:

1. Bring the milk, cream, honey, and lavender to a gentle boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.

2. Remove from the heat and let steep for 10-15 minutes. Strain and let cool a bit.

3.In a separate medium bowl, beat the egg yolks, then gradually add som…

a good idea..

{fabulous shop in St Emilion, photo taken by moi}
Bonjour from a sunny but chilly SW France,

Hope that you had a nice weekend. We spent yesterday afternoon at a furniture auction but I will tell you more about that later in the week.

Last weekend we bought a lot of wine cases as we thought that they would make good storage, as shown in the photo above.

I particularly liked the idea of making a set of drawers with them or perhaps even a serving tray like this.

{photo from here}
We have quite a few boxes and wine box ends so any ideas that you have would be gratefully received...
Mille mercis et bonne semaine a tous.....

Leeann x

French Food Friday.....

This week we are taking a break from the skinny theme, and indulging in some healthy pears with some also very healthy chocolate....


About Poires Belle Hélène

This classic French recipe were invented Paris in the 19th century and were named after an opera by Offenbach. What a romantic introduction for this French dessert par excellence, a true classic, found in at least half of the restaurants of the Hexagone. It only takes a few minutes to assemble this dish if you use ready-made ingredients; it is actually not much longer to prepare half of them from scratch (the poached pears and the melted chocolate). You can even make crème Chantilly and toasted flaked almonds for a deluxe version on very special occasions.

About Poires William liqueur

A pear flavoured liqueur. Liqueur is a class of spirit that is usually sweet and often served after dinner. It is produced by either mixing or redistilling spirits with natural ingredients such as fruits, plants, flowers, or chocolate. Sugar must be at…