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vendredi gateaux...

{photo take by moi in La Rochelle, last weekend}

How was your week? For me, the semaine passed tres vite. My list of things to do grows longer by the day.

Instead of fleurs this week, I thought that we would have a sweet treat today.

When I saw these fabulous gateaux in a shop window last weekend in lovely La Rochelle, I just had to take a photo.

As someone famous once said......let them eat cake..... and eat cake I shall whilst living in this fabulous cake filled country.

Bon week-end a tous,

Leeann x


  1. Oh yum, I am half french and stay in my grandmothers house in Provence every summer... I miss the cakes and the food, it is so much better the English food!! xx

  2. They look amazing! I'll have one of each please!

  3. Oh. I so want of of those cakes. They look so yummy. Hope you are having a wonderful weekend.

    Julie xx

  4. I would love to live in a cake filled country! xxxx

  5. Stunning. Each one perfect in it's own way.

  6. Why do French women always look so slim. There is a lot of tempting food there, and oh what wonderful food.


  7. My mouth is watering as I'm typing this. What beautiful cakes, almost too pretty to eat.


  8. How lovely, perhaps you should start a gateau & fleur vendredi?!
    which ever I love your pics.
    T X

  9. Is there a life without cake!! scrumptious.

  10. Beautiful photo! The cake with the macaroons looks to die for!

  11. So delighted to just find your blog Leeann - my husband and I are about to do a big move to the Averyon in 8 weeks (yikes!) so am loving discovering lots of French blogs and inspiration :-) Kitty xxx

  12. So Yummy! I'll have one of each.
    :-) Dee

  13. They look delicious, nothing better than French desserts. Thanks for sharing. :)


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