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Lovely shop window.....

{Shop window, St Emilion 17 January 2011}

I simply could not resist taking a photo of this lovely window. As you can imagine the shop was full of lots of lovely items including bon bons/sweeties,

confitures/jam and many gorgeous looking gateaux/cakes. We put one of these.....

It is called a kugelhopf. Part bread, part cake, kugelhopf is made like brioche, but not as rich. It was studded with raisins and brushed with a butter and dusted with sugar.......very yummy.

a vendredi...

Leeann x


  1. I bet it was delicious! what enchanting photographs; I feel just like I am back in Paris.
    Love the extra special tough of the fabric on the lid of the jars...


  2. hello it's Kate of '
    my English it's litt-le!!! j'organise un top 5 it's my blog before the,30 january; i sélection one recette sugar of you,.peux tu me donner une de tes adresse que je mettrai sur mon blog ,merci et à tres vite. desolé pour mpon anglais!!!! kate

  3. Oh I just love St Emilion, it was one of my favorite places to visit and the countryside is just gorgeous. It has so many cute shops and a nice outdoor eating space.

  4. I love those jars and the fare looks delicious! Emma. xx

  5. What a lovely find - these sort of shops I could stay in and browse all day . x

  6. So glad you took a picture of that! I dream of window shopping in Paris some day! And that bread/cake looks dreamy!


  7. Lovely post and lovely site!

    These pics are amazing and actually window shopping in France is one of my favorite pastimes. Its like looking at art!

    Be reading you soon!



  8. kugelhopf ~ looks amazing.


  9. I love that shop window! It makes me want to be there right this second :)

  10. Really loving your blog. I am following.

    Would love you to enter my GIVEAWAY:


  11. love love love st.emillion! one of my favourite places to wander!


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