My number two favorite is a Princess cake. I find the Marzipan overlay totally delicious with the layers of spongecake, jam, and cream.
My good friend Philippe and I had been battling headwinds for hours while cycling to Carcassonne in Southwest France. We decided a Michelin Two Star restaurant was in order as a reward for such a tough week of riding. These are our desserts at the amazing Le Parc Franck Putelat..
Tea time is a favorite pursuit in many places around the world. High Tea at the Ritz Carlton in Hong Kong is taken literally as this is on the 103rd floor. What a view!
Wouldn't it be fun to have tea and sweets at the amazing Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Paris?
"Oh the choices!!!" Tea and desserts at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong.
My very favorite "Tea" was on the Isle of Guernsey in the Channel Island. Just looking at this brings a rush of memories of having tea with my sister Patty and most recently with my niece and nephew, Suzanne & Steven. I took this image on the terrace of the Fermain Valley Hotel outside of St. Peter Port, Guernsey. The scones were perfect, the home-made jam delish, and the Guernsey cream was sublime! "Triple yumm!"
Let's go shopping; for sweets of course. Paris has a plethora of fine pastry shops, but I love Gerard Mulot on the rue de Seine in the 6th! Crowds actually gather to look at these creations!
The pastry shop at the Plaza Athenee in Paris is over-the-top fabulous!