Thursday, 14 July 2011

Red Currant Tartlette
and Coffee at Babette's


Red Currant Tartlette
with Hazelnut Meringue
and a double espresso



Heavenly Delights
at Babette's
Spice and Books for Cooks
Schleifmühlgasse 17
4th District

Photographed
12 July 2011
Images and Text
© by Merisi



16 comments:

  1. God, even the name of that is intoxicating! Gorgeous images and tempting. I'm trying so hard to be good, but you're tempting me here...

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  2. You know, Merisi, I would have wanted to order a double of coffee and cake, and gobbled them up all by myself!

    Summer has encouraged my gluttony!

    xo

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  3. Hazelnut meringue over red currant tartelette sounds very interesting. What a lovely space! I like the sunflowers in the vases. If I am lucky, my sunflowers will be blooming in September this year (last year it was October).

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  4. Sue @ A Brush with Color,
    I know, trying to be good is so hard!
    I had the very healthy herb salad with smoked trout and black olive tapenade before, to leave space for the tartlette. I love red currants and they have such a short season. ;-)

    Frances,
    all those vegetables and fruits in season are way too tempting, aren't they? ;-)

    Simona,
    I was out in the countryside yesterday and some of the sunflower fields are already blooming.
    That tartlette tasted heavenly. I love Babette's cooking (she does it right in front of you). She spent some time at Chez Panisse in California, and it shows.

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  5. This is so beautiful - as are all of your delicious photos. Thank you so much for sharing these gorgeous bits of wonder from Vienna :)

    Thank you also for the tip on Salzburg! We'll be sure to take the walk, it sounds lovely!

    All the best to you!

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  6. Quelle délicatesse dans ces deux derniers billets ! Une cuisine raffinée qui est réjouissante !
    On a envie de s'installer à une table et regarder aussi un livre de cuisine !
    Beautiful day !

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  7. I love the piles of recipe books laid out for browsing, the sunflowers in vases and the stylish hat of the woman at the outside table. What an inviting place!

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  8. Stephanie Levy,
    thank you! :-)
    Yes, take that Mönchsberg walk - early in the morning, when the bells start ringing all over town at 7AM, is magical. Into the evening, around 6PM, is another favorite time of mine.

    Enitram,
    I agree, and it is a treasure trove for both, cookbooks (also in English and French) and cuisine.

    Karen@PasGrandeChose,
    it is, indeed. One of the reasons I love living in Vienna!

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  10. That is quite an order- what was the special occasion? ;-)

    Chrissy
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  11. I was satisfied with my morning green tea and blueberry crumble . . . until I saw this lovely tartlette with espresso. I want to change my breakfast!

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  12. Oh may I have some of t hat tartelette. It looks divine.

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  13. Love all the sunflowers!
    Adorable place
    merci carolg

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  14. Now you've just made me hungry! :-)

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  15. NIce blog. Good job you are doing. Keep going on....

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