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Dorie Greenspan Riviera Fish Soup on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Riviera Fish Soup

Well, well, well. It’s another fishy French Fridays with Dorie recipe. On paper this recipe looked pretty tasty – it’s fish and veggies basically – though it had the odd addition of fennel and an anise-based liquor (Ricard, Pernod) which I wondered about as they cooked away on my stovetop. The smell was a little […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie Dorie Greenspan Pink Grapefruit Tart on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Pink Grapefruit Tart

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is an elegant, multi-faceted tart. Featuring a sweet crust, it’s topped with a lemon-almond cream (similar to a frangipane as featured in a galette des rois) that’s baked on the crust, then topped with a grapefruit crémeux (a decadent, gorgeously silky custard-type confection!) and finally garnished with pink grapefruit […]

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National Cupcake Day 2015 on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Little orange-almond cupcakes for National Cupcake Day 2015!

Remember earlier this month when I announced that today, February 23rd, is Canada’s Third National Cupcake Day – raising money for SPCAs and Humane Societies across the country? That’s right -  today is all about cupcakes – and raising money to help animals in need all around Canada. I’m excited to announce that I am […]

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Butter braised lobster from Around my French Table for French Fridays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Butter-braised lobster

The French Fridays with Dorie crew picked this week’s recipe (Vanilla Butter Poached Lobster) on the basis that it would make a nice meal for St Valentine’s Day. Well ok then. Mr Neil and I don’t celebrate (I’d actually rather be surprised with a nice meal or something on a completely random day, but that’s […]

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Kids making dumplings for Chinese New year on eatlivetravelwrite.com

#52NewFoods: Bok Choy

(Bok Choy image on Shutterstock) For this week’s Petits Chefs session, the boys combined a #52NewFoods chapter with Chinese New Year!  We didn’t spend a lot of time chatting about veggies this week since all the boys knew bok choy (at least by name which is more than can be said for the radicchio!) and […]

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