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Mastering the Art of French Eating by Ann Mah on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Mastering the Art of French Eating

I don’t know about you but these days when I travel, I tend to bring different kinds of guide books. With the advent of the smartphone, the need for the maps in guidebooks is lessened as pretty much wherever you are in the world, you can download a map (and increasingly, maps that don’t require […]

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Rice Pudding and Caramel Apples on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Rice Pudding and Caramel Apples

Rice. Pudding. Two words to strike fear into my heart and, unfortunately, this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe. Rice pudding with caramel apples (p. 429) to be exact. Not sure when exactly my dislike for rice pudding started and I am not sure exactly what it is about this dish I don’t like but […]

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Stefano Faita's Spinach and Ricotta Lazy Lasagna on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs cook Stefano Faita’s Spinach and Ricotta Lazy Lasagna

Pasta is always a hit with Les Petits Chefs and this week was no exception. A couple of weeks ago, I received a press release about the launch of Stefano Faita’s new book (he of CBC’s In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita show fame) – In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita – and when I […]

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The VIA Rail Canadian on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Toronto to Vancouver by train on VIA Rail’s The Canadian: What to expect

Before I boarded the VIA Rail Canadian train last month, I’ll admit to having not much idea what to expect. Having never taken a long train journey before in a sleeper cabin, I had a lot of questions and whilst the VIA site is great for the basics, there were a lot of questions I […]

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Mushrooms GO PINK Mediterranean Mushroom-Stuffed Tomatoes on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Mediterranean Mushroom Stuffed Tomatoes for Mushrooms go PINK 2013

For the third year in a row, I am honoured to have been asked to contribute the official Mushrooms Go PINK recipe. Yes, it’s that time of year again, when Mushrooms go PINK in support of Breast Cancer awareness. Mushroom growers across Canada have again joined with the Breast Cancer Society of Canada to support […]

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French Fridays with Dorie Tuna-packed Piquillo Peppers on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Tuna-packed Piquillo Peppers

To say I wasn’t excited about this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (tuna-packed piquillo peppers, p174) would be an understatement.  Tuna is one of those fish I simply cannot eat in any form – fresh or canned. It will always remind me of the dreaded “Tuna Mornay” that we used to have to eat […]

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