The French Like Their Tea as Well

 

“I raised to my lips a spoonful of the cake . . . 

a shudder ran through my whole body and I stopped, 

intent upon the extraordinary changes that were taking place.”

– Marcel Proust talking of madeleine’s dipped in tea in “À la recherche du temps perdu”.
Read excerpt from “Rememberance of Things Past” here.

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A Parisian Brunch

There is such beauty in the techniques of French cookery, from the layering of crisp pastry to  the extravagant sauces. This paired with the formality of a seated brunch and the casual idea of al fresco park dining makes my heart dance. Let’s get together and share this delightful and indulgent meal. What better way is there to spend a lazy Sunday? I know where I’ll be!Upon arrival you will receive a glass of champagne. A full brunch spread of sweet and savoury french delicacies will adorn the table, hot dishes will be served through out the meal. Coffee will be plentiful and the meal will end with tea and madeleines. Don’t fret, there is no need to rush off until you’re ready!

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