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Passage Vero Dodat Paris on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Discovering Secret Paris with Urban Adventures

Some of you might remember when I took the “When Pigs Fry” tour by Urban Adventures in Toronto a while ago. Many of you will know that I’m a huge fan of taking tours in different cities (especially in Paris when they are combined with food – like this tour by Flavors of Paris on […]

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Dorie Greenspan Wheat Berry salad on eatlivetravelwrite.com for French Fridays with Dorie

French Fridays with Dorie: Wheat Berry Salad

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Wheat Berry and Tuna Salad, p 139) was one I was super excited about – not for the tuna, mind you (I had no intention of making a tuna dish, it’s one of the fish I really cannot eat) – because it involved wheat berries. Wheat berries are […]

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SodaStream Source pomegranate fizz with blueberries on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Beat the heat – enjoy the bubbles without the bottles with SodaStream (giveaway)

Though it didn’t feel like it for weeks and weeks in Toronto, summer had definitely arrived the week before I left for Paris. So what great timing that my SodaStream Source machine arrived a couple of days before I left, when the temperatures were soaring well into the high 30s˚C. I don’t drink a lot […]

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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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