When you don't eat sugar, as I don't, it's fun to have dinner companions who love dessert. That way you get to not only read the dessert menu, you get to see all kinds of delicious goodies in the flesh.
Our friend Janet, who was with us in Paris, is one of those lucky people who can eat dessert all the time and still be slim and fit. As the week began she was on an apple kick, and I documented three of her treats.
A plain dish of apples, except with some subtle glaze to make it special:
An apple tart:
Most beautiful of all, this extravaganza of pastry, apples, ice cream and chocolate:
After we split up, Janet found one last dessert that she called the best of the whole trip. Profiteroles -- three cream puffs filled with ice cream, surrounded by whipped cream, and a pot of hot chocolate to pour over the top. Too bad the portion was so small.