Weekly Photo Challenge: Indulge

The theme for this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is “Indulge”

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Fruit tarte in France

Every time we go to France I love to indulge myself by looking in the windows of Pâtisseries. Their wonderful array of dainty pastries and sweets gives me “foodie” palpitations in anticipation. However, I rarely succumb to temptation as I am desperately trying to lose weight. I know, I know I should live dangerously and indulge! Instead I console myself by looking, dreaming and drooling!

On this occasion, Mr Piglet’s Birthday gave us a great excuse to sample a delightful fruit tarte. A special treat all round!

When my French son-in-law talks about French food it is with a deep-rooted passion and knowledge. From cheeses and bread to speciality sausages and cakes – I am amazed by his depth of knowledge! The French certainly love food and wine and the more time I spend in France the more I understand why!

If we ever lived in France I don’t know how I would manage to resist temptation. I mean, how do the majority of French women stay so slim surrounded by such tempting delicious food?

If anyone knows the correct name for the tarte featured in tha above picture I would love to know what it is called!

Further interpretations of this week’s theme. Why not take a peek?

Chronicles of Illusions
jeanne’s blog
melonpopzdropz …
Ruined for Life: Phoenix Edition
Frizztext
allaboutwordswa
Mike Hardisty Photography
One Wild and Precious Life
Simply Charming

The Authentic Me (OMG this one is so Romantic!)

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60 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Indulge

  1. This tarte looks wonderful!

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  2. whatever it is called, it looks heavenly! enjoy!

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  4. That looks like a healthy indulgence . . . with all that yummy fruit! 😀

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  5. Hey Mum! It’s called a Tarte aux Fruits 🙂 It was rather yummy wasn’t it?

    French women and weight? When they’re not indulging they eat like sparrows. In fact, they eat like sparrows even when they are indulging!

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  6. Making me hungry…. Love fruit tarts like this thanks for posting and bringing back memories of French patisserie 🙂

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  8. I lived in France and walked all the time and thought for sure I would lose weight with all that exercise but the patisseries did me in. I did manage to stay almost even, though. (It was all worth it!)

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  9. I would love to indulge in an authentic french fruit tart!

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  10. Does look wonderful! I miss the pastries in Portugal – pastel nata (custard tarts), bolo feijao (haricot bean tarts) and many more. In Australia there is no such tradition of pattisseries.

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  11. I knew this one would be right up your alley! 🙂 I’d love some!

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  14. I cannot resist not to taste it ,Yummy 🙂

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  16. Chocolate is eaten for breakfast in France? I’m on my way!

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  17. A weakness of mine too – we have pretty good ones here as well and I love them.

    I read an article once about how French women stay slim – the only thing I remember about it is they don’t eat much.

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  18. Looks delicious – I wish we had some of those here. Now you know what to do with your strawberries!

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  21. Looks very yummy and not toooo fattening, all the fresh fruit must be good for you, right?

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  24. Ooh that tart looks so appetising… x

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  25. I also came in to tell you that this is called “Tarte aux fruits” (fruit tart) or also “Tarte aux fruits d’été” (Summer fruit tart) and to give you a link with recipes…
    http://www.zizoucuisine.com/article-20827861.html

    I know, I know… Oh la la… terrible temptations aren’t they?

    I work with French women and have asked the question about how they manage to keep the weight off… unanimous answer: they don’t snack!

    In general, France has far less of a snacking culture so sticking to regular mealtimes is easier.

    They would have something like this for dessert, but it’s a definite treat and not every day, and they never eat between meals.

    Portion control is also something that they are amazed about.. well… usually lack of it in other countries.

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  26. Opps forgot to mention that the recipe in the link is in French, I can translate it if you need, but since you have a French son-in-law I’m assuming you maybe know a little French already???

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  28. What a wonderful indulgence… my mouth is watering….

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  30. I could make that 24/7 and eat it too…I am working 12 hour days so I am on no as much but I love your blog and when I met you in the postaweek2011. ~Jackie Keep up the great blogging.

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  32. Happy Belated Birthday to Mr. P! That fruit pizza/salad looks scrumptious. Yummy. What a sweet way to celebrate the day! 🙂

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