Turns out that the lovely Marie never did say 'Let them eat cake!' but she sure did love the stuff. As we do here at hml (as you can tell by our somewhat flexible waistlines and a strong desire for corsetry). those of you who have indulged in the film this week will know doubt have the montage of towering pastries, multi layered cream concoctions and the always divine petit fours burnt into that part of the cerebral cortex that makes one swoon at the faint whiff of caramel.
You will no doubt have been inspired, if not to partake in high tea at the Windsor Hotel, to brush off the baking tins and make some sweeties you can consume whilst chambermaids fan you and show you more shoes.
Follow the link to Epicurious.com for some delightful petit fours recipes oooooh la la