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Duck breast with a red wine cherry sauce with green beans and roasted potatoes on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Duck with red wine-cherry sauce

Duck. It’s one of those meats that many people put on their “too difficult to cook properly” list. Or they think it’s too gamey. For most of my life, I’ve been one of those people as well.  My journey to slowly learning to like duck began in 2011 when Neil and I took part in […]

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Maitre Fromager in Paris on Taste of the Marais tour on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Taste of the Marais with Paris by Mouth

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while now, you will know that food tours are something I actively seek out wherever I go. In Paris alone, I’ve taken a fair number of them (you can find them here) and a lot of people wonder why, since I know the city pretty well but […]

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Summer Reads: The Paris Journal

It’s been raining a lot in Paris this summer. Many people might curse the rain, especially those who are just here for a short period of time because it does interfere with plans. I’m lucky that I am staying a few weeks so the rain doesn’t bother me much (yet!) – if I have something […]

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Dorie Greenspan shrimp stuffed zucchini blossoms on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: shrimp-filled zucchini blossoms

I just happened to have been in the right place, at the right time when searching for ingredients for this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (shrimp-stuffed zucchini squash blossoms, p 186). Also, with the right person. Neil and I just spent over a week in Nérac which is where I was making this dish […]

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Burmese chicken curry on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Discovering the Burmese “rice meal” in Yangon

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you might remember we took a trip to Burma/ Myanmar a couple of Christmases ago (I’ve written about some of my experiences here and you can check out my iPhone photos “on the go” here) One of the best discoveries on that trip was the food […]

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