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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

Comments

  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

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

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

    Julie xx

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

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

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

    yvonne

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

    xx,
    Michelle

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

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

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

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  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

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

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

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