Saturday, 27 September 2008


imageTours is a beautiful town in the Loire Valley, with narrow, quaint streets full of tiny shops displaying exquisite things like these pastries. Eat your heart out Maggie!









There is a violin maker, lots of cafes with only a few tables inside and a couple outside in the sun and a few restaurants of different cuisines, like this Japanese one, amongst other small shops. I thought it was very amusing to see a Japanese restaurant, with its menu in French! There are colourful window boxes with geraniums cascading over, naturally enhancing the white stonework of the buildings, as in the photo, below right.


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Food ....beautiful, artisan, carefully presented, forms the basis of French life and I can see I am going to have to spend a lot of time eating while I am here, in order to properly research French food.....


There are more photos in the link.



Maggie said...

Looks good Kate I shall have a baguette, and a Mille-feuille or any thing with creme patissiere.
Enjoy France.

Anonymous said...

Wow, those pastries are exquisite! Which one did you try? Glad to see you on-line once again and all is well. Looking forward to hearing from you!