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It’s miserably cold and wet outside today: TIME FOR COMFORT FOOD!

 

Egg and Bacon! Just what was needed!

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I hope that a little girl called Bianca enjoyed her birthday cake.

Happy birthday, Bianca!

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Just to say thank you to everybody, who came yesterday to taste the trial wedding cake .

I hope that everyone enjoyed their afternoon with a slice or two ( or four 😮 )

Here are a few shots of making the 5 tier wedding cake.  By the way, it took 3 days to make the sugar decorations and the bottom layer (only because I was trying to find the best way of doing it and it had to be redone)

The rest of the cake (4 tiers of different flavours)  was done in 3 days.

No fondant or marzipan covering, the cakes are covered with thin layer of Swiss meringue buttercream of different flavour.

Here it is!

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Another cake at La Croix du Reh?

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Oh, yes! Another cake! This time it’s my own recipe : simple in its separate layers, but sophisticated in how all the ingredients and layers work together. It’s like falling in love : with each bite there is an explosion of new textures and flavours, you want more and more, and when the plate is empty you have nice after-taste , feeling complete and happy to have it again tomorrow, then the day after and then the day after that and every day! 🙂

Our guests were asking for seconds: the best complement one could ever have!

I present :

THE CAKE “VALENTINE”

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It has become somewhat traditional starter at La Croix du Reh: Asparagus and Cherry tomatoes Clafoutis!

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Here is another house recipe creation: White chocolate Smart Smarties Cake , that was served this evening for dessert at La Croix du Reh.

Our Dutch visitors absolutely loved it!

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Tonight we are going to see our good friends and I’ve volunteered to make a dessert.

Guess what?

Of course  another cake!

This time it is a home recipe and I call it Galya’s Rafaello cake. That’s right, it tastes exatcly like Rafaello chocolates .

To find out if it was any good, follow this post on our Facebook

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Chocolaty chocolate cake from Galya’s kitchen

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One more very chocolaty chocolate cake!

And would you believe it, no oven needed!

Scrumptious!

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Steak, new potatoes and stuffed mushrooms, washed down with a bottle of a DELICIOUS Bergerac 1998 from the personal reserve. Yummy!

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Saint Valentine! Make it special at La Croix du Reh!

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Romantic Indulgence

Come and spend a 1, 2 or 3 romantic nights in the comfort of La Croix Du Reh, its gardens and exquisite meals.

€159 per couple per night, includes:

*Please note, that special Romantic weekend offers are subject to availability, must be confirmed at the time of booking and do not apply during July and August

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La Croix Du Reh Bed and Breakfast (B&B),

Address: 23 Av. Amedée Tarrade, 87130, Châteauneuf – la Forêt, France,

Tel: (0033) 555 69 75 37 or (0033) 661 73 42 11e-mail: lacroixdureh3@aol.com

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