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Maman Toronto interior on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: (A few of my) French favourites in Toronto

Thanks to our friends at Expedia.ca. this month I got to explore Toronto a little differently. Earlier in the  month I shared a bird’s eye view of Toronto – a very different way to see the city – via helicopter!  Today, I’m exploring some of my favourite places to find a taste of France in […]

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David Lebovitz sardine spread on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Sardine spread from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen was one I hadn’t been looking forward to to be quite honest… “sardine spread” doesn’t sound particularly appetising for a non-fish lover (I think sardines must be like the fishiest of all fishes!) but as I’m working my way through the book, […]

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Ready to eat Jamie Oliver English breakfast frittata in progress on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Jamie Oliver’s English Breakfast Frittata from Super Food Family Classics

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and as a teacher, I couldn’t agree more. I can totally tell who’s had a good breakfast from the way they are acting around 9.30 (recess) and how hungry they are. Too often we (me included!) opt for a few extra minutes in bed […]

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Dorie Greenspan Apple Tarte Flambee on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Apple tart flambée

For this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe, we were tasked with making a sweet apple tarte flambée.  In French, it’s known as tarte flambée, in Alsatian it’s flammekueche, in German flammkuchen. Whatever you call it, it’s mouthwateringly good.  The savoury version is like a very thin crust pizza topped with crème fraîche/ fromage blanc and […]

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Oven baked vegetable noodle stir fry by Mardi Michels eatlivetravelwrite.com

Oven-baked vegetable “stir fry”

The focus for this year’s Food Revolution Day was about sharing the power of cooking, the benefits of cooking from scratch and, ultimately showing people that changing our food choices can make us both healthier and happier.  Instead of one official recipe as there has been in years past, this year, we have a set of […]

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Sunflowers in Gascony on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Gascony, the other South of France

Those of you who have been following along on this blog for a while now will know that Neil and I own a house in France that we rent as a vacation rental property. I’ve written before about why we chose the town in the South West (Nérac) that we did and it seems incredible […]

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