Monthly Archives: November 2011

Vienna – “The City of Dreams”

The patisseries of Paris will have to go on hold for a week or so because today I am in the beautiful, imperial city of Vienna! I had such a wonderful first day here that I couldn’t wait to share…. ***NOTE:  Sickness impeded me from posting this my first evening in Vienna (I have the…

Oh, the Patisseries of Paris! Première Partie

Mouthwatering displays of handmade chocolate confections, windows showing-off  their colorful fruit tartelettes, chocolate eclairs with glistening glaze, bite sized macaroons of orange, green, yellow and burgundy, baskets full of flaky pain-au-chocolat and picture perfect croissants….these are my daily temptations as I walk the rues of this beautiful city.  Sometimes I stop and just admire…or as…