Watching James Martin make an absolutly scrummy white chocolate and strawberry cheesecake this morning, reminded me of this ‘cake tour’ in France on one holiday. It was awesome!
I have a weakness of cakes, once likened to have a mouth like a CD drawer which accepts pain au raisin with ease! I love to try local cakes. It tells me about the local produce and often includes learning a little more about the region. But that’s an excuse, a piece of local patisserie is my treat, it lifts my spirits, gives me a sense of being spoiled.
So here are five cakes from our autumn trip.
So I started with a ‘Pastis de Quercy’
Something like filo pastry, with either apple or prunes, honey and pastis. This one I bought at the market of Praysac, held on a Friday. I ate it at the view point of Ballaye, overlooking stunning views of the River Lot. We met a group of local walkers there who said we must go to Montcuq market on a Sunday (one to save for…
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