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Bacon lettuce and arugula pasta with Hidden Valley ranch dressing and ricotta with panko breadcrumbs on eatlivetravelwrite.com

BLT pasta

When I was invited a while back to participate in the Hidden Valley Ranchify Recipe Challenge – which involved “ranchifying a recipe” using  Hidden Valley Ranch dressing, I knew exactly the combination of ingredients I wanted to use: Bacon, lettuce and tomatoes. But not in a sandwich. Whilst I love the idea of BLT sandwiches […]

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Socca with preserves for French Fridays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Socca from vieux Nice

It’s Friday! And I’m in France. Finally. If you follow me on Twitter, Flickr or Instagram, you’ll have seen the drama I had trying to get here. Two 12+ hour delays, much sitting around in the airport and at the end of a very long 36 hours, one missing bag. No, I am not a […]

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paghetti with creamy tomato-lemon sauce on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Spaghetti with creamy tomato-lemon sauce

It only seems fitting that today, as I (attempt to) arrive in Paris for the summer (it’s a long story involving a 14 hour flight delay), that I am posting a recipe over on the Real Women of Philadelphia website for a pasta sauce inspired by another fabulous trip, this time to Italy. When we […]

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Follow me this summer!

Yup I am off to France this evening – I’ll be spending the better part of a month in Paris (with side trips to London for Food Blogger Connect and Gascony to visit the fabulous Kate Hill and see Monica Shaw again!) then Neil will be joining me and we’ll travel to the Languedoc for […]

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Uluru by Thomas Schoch http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benutzer:Mosmas

Finding (my) Australia with Expedia Viewfinder

It might seem a little odd that an Australian living in Canada is writing a post entitled “Finding my Australia” but bear with me and let me explain! Expedia Viewfinder™ is offering one travel blogger the chance to star in his or her own travel short film.  This spring marked the second year they partnered with […]

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sable Breton with lemon curd and berries by Mardi Michels eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Sablé Breton galette with berries

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Sablé Breton galette with berries, pp 464 – 465) is one of those desserts that looks complicated but it actually really simple – my favourite kind 🙂 It starts out with a Breton-style galette – think a giant buttery, salty-sweet shortbread-y cookie. Top it with an easy lemon […]

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