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David Lebovitz Baked Eggs with Kale My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Baked Eggs with kale and bacon from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen speaks volumes about how the food scene in Paris has changed over the past decade. Earlier this summer I reviewed Kristen Beddard’s Bonjour Kale, a charming tale of one expat’s quest to re-introduce a forgotten vegetable back into the Frecnh mainstream – […]

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Floury counertop on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make potstickers and scallion pancakes with Vanessa Yeung

I couldn’t NOT ask Vanessa Yeung to come and work with the boys this term. She has come to teach the boys TEN times before (that deserves some kind of medal, no?).  She is known as “the chef who makes the awesome dumplings” and is one of the boys’ favourite guest chefs. For this, her […]

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Mac and cheese with roasted butternut squash on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Roasted butternut squash mac and cheese

It’s been an odd Autumn so far. The stores are full of pumpkin-spice everything, the market stands clearly indicate that it’s the middle of October with the array of squash and other definitely-not-summer-anymore vegetables and fruits yet outside, yesterday it was 24˚C! I mean, the sky LOOKED threatening and October-ish and it rained a bit. […]

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Wind turbines at Alto de Perdon walking the Camino de Santiago on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Walking (part of) the Camino de Santiago: Pamplona to Puente la Reina

Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know that this summer, I spent 9 days walking around 180km along the Camino de Santiago, from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in France to Logroño in Spain. I wrote a Q&A post in response to some of the questions people had asked me along the way already but had […]

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French Fridays (Book review): My part-time Paris life

Admit it, you’ve dreamed of leaving behind your everyday life and moving to France (or Italy, or the Caribbean or… fill in the blanks!). Haven’t we all? But for most of us, it’s just not feasible to up and completely leave one’s life, job, family, house etc and start again in another country. It’s why […]

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Win a copy of My Part-time Paris life (Canada/ US)

Win a copy of My Part-Time) Paris Life (US/ Canada) Thanks to St Martin’s Press, I have one copy of My (Part-Time) Paris Life (I wrote about it here) to give away to one lucky reader in the US/ Canada. How to enter: There are 2 ways to enter (maximum of two entries per person […]

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