I can pretend ;)
So the closest I've been to France is ... Nouméa the capital city of the French collectivity of New Caledonia. Via a P&O Cruise last year we had a little taste of France ... yeah I know still a long way from the France but French is the predominant language and the Pâtisserie's are ooh la la French so that counts ... doesn't it?
We didn't come across any locals in shops that spoke English so ordering with my extensive knowledge of the French language oiu, merci, bonjour complete with atrocious French accent was I'm sure most amusing for the delightful Patisserie owner. And how many of something? un, deux, trois, that's all I got, lucky we didn't want any more than 2 of anything lol.
I don't like macarons, I've tried quite a few 'recommended' ones here in Australia and they just don't do it for me but after eating the two below let me tell you ... I'm a convert :)
Choc-Peppermint & Coconut Creme Macaron
more pretties :)
not sure what this was but YUM
Next stop ... the real thing!! I want to pig out at a boulangerie & visit a fromagerie & buy oodles of cheese. I think I'm secretly a little bit French, have I told you lately how much I love cheese, and pastries, and chocolate, and bread, ok lets cut to the chase ... I love FOOD and I love the decidedly French way of savouring every morsel. Better do something about my
fluent appalling French.
I'm also linking up with Paulita's Dreaming of France meme over at
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