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The Little Things

French Toast for Breakfast at Ladurée, photo by Carin Olsson of Paris in Four Months

French Toast for Breakfast at Ladurée, photo by Carin Olsson of Paris in Four Months

Most of the time it’s the little things that bring me the greatest pleasure. Meeting up with friends to chit chat for hours over tea and the most heavenly French toast I’ve ever tasted, has to be one of them. Ever since this lovely lady made me try them (ok, I didn’t really need convincing, but still) for the very first time I keep coming back over and over again. A little bit too often perhaps. But finding a cosy corner in the Ladurée salon during early morning hours and talking about anything and everything until you realise it’s time for lunch is just the best. …Even though that sometimes means I have to stay up all night to catch up on work I missed out on earlier. But what don’t you do for a piece of good super delicious French toast?

I think moments like these are some of the most important ones to me. Not necessarily because of the French toast — believe it or not — but because of the lovely people I get to spend my time with. I truly wish that I could start every day laughing so hard I eventually end up crying, talking about silly things, sharing important advice and celebrating each other’s achievements. But boy, do I consider myself lucky being able to do so every now and then.

  • Victoria

    That looks delicious! And totally agree – it’s always the small things that mean the most :)

  • Supal

    I couldn’t agree with you more. I have been in the high of graduate school and job search and escaping reality to spend some time with a friend just perusing boutiques and chatting with her over some coffee is the perfect simple treasure. And next time, leave me some of that french toast, would ya? xx

  • Joana Taborda

    That French toast looks so delicious, I don’t think I’ve tried one while I was there. I’ll definitely try one next time :) I’m glad you have time for these little moments, they’re simply the best!

  • Grace Beekman

    That French Toast looks marvelous. Lazy breakfasts are one of those little things that I just love! :)

  • Shani

    The good little things make all the bad big things bearable. As does good French Toast. :)

    Shani x

  • chantelle

    I just absolutely adore this. I too am very fond of cafe dates with a friend that sprawl into hours of talking and catching up.

  • Dominica C

    that’s a beautiful set to have your cup of tea in.. the toast looks delicious ! Enjoy your moments like these !!


  • Teffy

    I agree.. it’s just so nice to catch up with friends over tea and something sweet!

    { Teffys Perks Blog } X

  • charactersandcarryons

    I agree, it’s always the small details in life that make everything worthwhile :)

  • Meg

    I didn’t know Ladurée did French toast? It is a staple for the weekend breakfasts when I was growing up! Certainly one of my fav things to make on a chilly morning. Which reminds me I haven’t made it in a while :)

    • Paris in Four Months

      I know, same here :) I think we have to schedule French toast date for the next year! x

  • Will She Love Paris

    what would I give to have this french toast with you again love xxxxxxxx

    • Paris in Four Months

      I feel the same sweetie. But I can never have them without thinking about you ;) xx

  • Happygirl

    Desperate after your review to try the french toast on my trip to Paris in Feb.. Which one do you dine at it looks beautiful? X