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Bonjour! This week my bake has been inspired by my trip to Paris last week. Me and a couple of girlfriends hopped on a plane to the other side of the ocean for a shimmy round one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world. Feeling super savvy, we travelled across the city using the Metro to visit the obvious tourist hot spots whilst sampling some fine French patisseries (although not as many as I would have liked. Croissant for breakfast, lunch and dinner, oui?). I had the opportunity to use my GCSE French to enquire about the cost of baguettes and how to find my way to the train station which made me feel like perhaps I missed my true calling in life to work as a translator. I spent a morning exploring a (rather disappointing) vintage flea market (re: overpriced), a wonderful afternoon lazily strolling round the Pompidou art gallery and an evening eating real French onion soup. Tres bien!

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