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Tatin de legumes on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Tatin de légumes (Vegetable tarte tatin)

I’ve been in France just over a week now and have managed to hook up my phone/ Internet and TV services (anyone who lives or who has lived in France will know that this is a major accomplishment!) which is making blogging a lot easier! I also had the pleasure of spending a few days […]

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Strawberry rhubarb syrup in a gin and tonic on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Rhubarb and strawberry syrup

Just before I left for France, my kitchen was overloaded with local strawberries and rhubarb from my Front Door Organics Fresh Box. I used up a fair amount making jam but still had more left over and as the weather was so hot, I was thinking a sweet syrupy cordial might be in order – […]

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Easy creme brulee recipe on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Crème brûlée

Good morning, from France, even! And yes, it’s Friday. So shouldn’t I be posting a recipe from Dorie Greenspan’s Around my French Table? Sadly, after nearly 5 years, that project is over We posted our last recipe from the book on May 22nd, then our final post about our experiences last week. So this week, […]

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Amy Bronee strawberry rhubarb jam on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Welcoming summer with strawberries and rhubarb!

I’m a little embarrassed to say that until a few weeks ago, I never really did much canning, preserving or jam-making. I have dabbled in it a little bit but to be honest, it kind of made me nervous. All that talk about the need to sterilize jars, the special equipment, the worry about making […]

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The Canning Kitchen book cover

Win a copy of The Canning Kitchen (Canada)!

Thanks to Penguin Canada, I have one copy of Amy Bronee’s The Canning Kitchen  (I reviewed it here) to give away to one lucky Canadian reader! To enter, leave me a comment telling me what you’re looking forward to preserving or canning this summer? For a second bonus entry, tweet the following message: “(Canada) Win […]

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Dorie Greenspan strawberry shortcake from baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Strawberry Shortcakes, Franco-American Style

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is a lightened up version of strawberry shortcakes and it’s perfect for the summer and taking advantage of lovely local strawberries. This “Franco-American style” strawberry shortcake uses a ladyfinger batter to create the “cakes” meaning it’s much lighter than a regular shortcake (so, does that […]

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