Sweet Elena's Bakery

 

Superbowl Pies

Valentine's Day Cookies

New Orleans Style King Cake

Three Kings Day

Hans Kaindl Exhibit

 

 

 

 

House in Gascony, France

House in Gascony, France




 

Bonne Annee 2017

Happy Chandeleur!

In France we celebrate Groundhog Day by making crepes! Chandeleur will be celebrated February 2nd. Enjoy this crèpe recipe!

For 8 crèpes

Ingredients:
1 cup wheat flour
2 eggs
1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 cup water
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons melted butter (extra for pan)
Non-stick pan, about 11 inches round

Directions:

  • Brush pan with melted butter
  • Mix flour and eggs first, add milk and water in small amounts, whisk until smooth
  • The tradtiion is not to eat and keep the first one on the top of your armoire
  • There is no problem stacking them up on top of each other
  • One can substitute rice flour for wheat flour with success or part buckwheat flour which was used traditionally in Brittany
  • Fill them with sugar, jam (Sweet Elena's cherry or strawberry), ham, cheese - the possibilities are endless.

February 5th is Superbowl and Sweet Elena's Pies are a Must!

We will have our olallieberry pie, strawberry-rhubarb pie adn also Mardi Gras cakes New Orleans style. Order today! Call 831.393.2063.

Bonne journée de la Saint-Valentin!

Valentine's Day sweet treat! Make sure to stop by and pick up a sweet treat for that special someone in your life.

Mardi Gras 2017 falls on Tuesday, February 28!

Enjoy our Kings Cakes in celebration. We are offering 2 kinds: the French one with puff pastry & almond cream and the New Orleans style with pecan filling and the colors of Carnival.

Reminder: Stop by and visit the Hans Kaindl's exhibit, which will be
up till March 31st

Hans Kaindl

Visit Gascony France!

Early Bird Booking -- 20% off if booked in February and March. Located in beautiful Gascony, in the town of Villeneuve de Mezin. This picturesque and spacious three bedroom, old French home, is set within ¾ acres of beautiful gardens. It is situated in the quiet hamlet of Villeneuve de Mezin approximately 5kms for shops, restaurants, cafés and bakery in the town of Mezin. The house is 20 minutes from Nerac, the lovely town of Henry IV. The surrounding countryside is perfect for walking, biking and heading out on adventures. Be prepared to be awed by Romanesque churches, winding roads with vast views of vineyards and sunflowers.

The house features a large open style kitchen and living room (the French call this a "piece a vivre") with a fireplace, dishwasher, refrigerator, fully equipped kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 shower, 1 toilet, washing machine, line dry clothes, sleeps a family of 4 - 5 maximum. The house does not have TV, telephone or WiFi.

In the heart of Gascony live life with vigor, embrace the best food of the region and savor the sites! Don't forget to enjoy some of the world famous Gascon wines and Armangnac, the region's feisty answer to Cognac.

Visit our web site for more information: www.facebook.com/lagascogne4rent