Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Sunday cakes / Patisserie de dimanche

No better way to make the most of a lazy Sunday afternoon than with a good cake. These two beauties come from one of our five (yes, five) local bakery-patisseries, on the Avenue Gambetta in Saintes. 

Cheri chose the fresh fruit tart, beautifully decorated and topped with a dark chocolate swirl:

Sorry for the photo quality - didn't have time to find my DSLR before Cheri gobbled his cake up!
While tempted by a rhubarb and blackberry crumble, I gave into my gourmande side and chose the fraisier, a delightful combination of strawberries placed on a delicate mousse and layered with a sweet and airy sponge: 

1 comment:

  1. Oh sweet Jesus. THIS is why I should move to France!xx