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Antipasto wrap with raosted peppers, cream cheese and artichokes on eatlivetravelwrite.com

What’s Cooking? Antipasto wraps

It’s been a hot end of June and start of July for me over here in Europe and I’m all about this month’s Kraft Canada #whatscooking assignment, where we’re looking at recipes that are easy to make and pack for a picnic!  Last week I was in England staying with a friend and it was […]

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Village of Kingham on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Two days in the Cotswolds

I’ve just left England and am back in France again after a delightful week and a half in the Cotswolds and London. In the Cotswolds, as well as visiting the fabulous Stroud Farmers’ Market, Monica and I toured around the area for a couple of days, notably visiting The Kingham Plough**. Opened by Emily Watkins […]

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Strawberry shortcake choux buns on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Strawberry Cream Puffs

One of my absolute favourite French pastries to make is choux pastry. So easy (sssh!) and so versatile because you can make either sweet or savoury iterations – the possibilities for filling and topping choux puffs or éclairs is endless! From the moment we made gougères for Week 1 of French Fridays with Dorie, I […]

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Artichokes at Stroud Farmers Market on eatlivetravelwrite.com

A visit to the Stroud Farmers’ Market (Cotswolds)

I’ve been in England in the Cotswolds for the past week and will be writing some of the places I have visited over the next week or so but couldn’t resist sharing these photos from the lovely Stroud Farmers’ Market which I checked out last weekend. What a feast for the eyes (and tummy!)… If […]

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Dorie Greenspan apricot raspberry tart on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Apricot Raspberry Tart

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie post features gorgeous summer fruits in a dessert perfect for a warm summer’s evening (or, in this case, a cool-ish British summer night!).  Made with Dorie’s simple sweet shortcrust pastry, the crust can either be rolled out or pressed into the tart pan (we used a glass pie dish because […]

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Macaron au praline coco, Liegois a la vanille de Madagascar La Table des Cordeliers on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: (some of) My favourite restaurants around Nérac (Lot-et-Garonne, France)

If you’ve been reading this blog for a little while, or following me on Instagram or Twitter, you’ll know how much I love France. You might also know that in the past year or so, I’ve been travelling here more than usual. I’m actually on my fifth trip here in 15 months which sounds like […]

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