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Approaching Jasper through the Rockies on VIA Rail Canadian on eatlivetravelwrite.com

A different way to travel: Across Canada on VIA Rail’s The Canadian

Those of you who follow me on Instagram or on Twitter will know that the last year was an insanely busy one, and on the heels of that, it’s been a busy summer too with a lot of travel involved. It’s how I like to spend my time off – I’m definitely not someone who […]

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Dorie Greenspan Ile Flottante on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Floating islands (Île Flottante)

I remember the first time I tried this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (p 427) – île flottante – floating islands, sounds so much less romantic in English!  It was back in 1988 when I was an exchange student living in Brussels and my host family had taken me out for dinner. They insisted […]

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Omelette confiture from My Berlin Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

My Berlin Kitchen: A giveaway!

It was around a year ago that I received a copy of My Berlin Kitchen by Luisa Weiss (of the fabulous Wednesday Chef blog) courtesy of the kind folk at Viking.  As the launch of the book coincided with back-to-school, I didn’t have a chance to write about it then but it was a book […]

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Savoury Philly cheesecake by eatlivetravelwrite.com

Back to school: Channeling simplicity and elegance with a savoury cheesecake

Yikes! Where did the summer go? I’m back at work already for teachers’ planning week and it just seems like yesterday we were wrapping up the school year (actually it was mid-June so nowhere near yesterday but it certainly feels like it!).  During the crazy first few weeks of school, I sometimes find it hard […]

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Impromptu

Those of you who read this blog on a regular basis will know how much Neil and I love to entertain. I recently shared my five top tips for hosting a dinner party but sometimes life doesn’t afford us the luxury of a lot of preparation time when it comes to entertaining – but, in […]

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from Around my French Table Blvd Raspail Corn on the Cob on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Boulevard Raspail Corn on the Cob

It’s been a little hectic since I got back from France just over 2 weeks ago. I had a few quiet days to myself then last weekend I headed off across the country as a guest of Via Rail on The Canadian (more about this soon but you can check out my iPhone pictures from […]

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