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Goat at Carmelis on eatlivetravelwrite.com

On the farm in Kelowna (British Columbia)

One of the highlights of my recent trip to Kelowna was getting out to visit some of the local farms and chatting with the farmers. In our short time there (just 2 1/2 days!) we obviously didn’t have time to visit that many (because, you know there were eats and drinks to be had, pastry […]

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Summer Reads: Paris Express by Laura Calder

I’m lucky to be spending a fair amount of my summer in Paris again (can you say 7 days and counting?!) but since I recognise that most people can’t, I’m happy to bring you a cheaper way to bring a little bit of Paris to your table this summer – Laura Calder’s latest book, Paris […]

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Dorie Greenspan crab and avocado salad from Around my French Table on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Crab and avocado salad (not ravioli)

Well now. I knew from the get-go that I wouldn’t be able to follow the directions for this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (crab and avocado “ravioli”, p 185). It’s an odd recipe to start with – calling for very finely sliced avocado using a mandoline (which I don’t have and even if I […]

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Rhubarb in textures John Placko on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make rhubarb in textures with John Placko

I love that when Chef John Placko of the Modern Culinary Academy (the guy who has dined at El Bulli in Spain and Noma in Denmark – read his impressive bio here) comes to work with Les Petits Chefs that he thinks big. Like me, John believes that with the right kind of guidance, kids can […]

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Raudz kitchen Kelowna on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Good eats (and drinks!) in Kelowna (British Columbia)

Those of you who follow me on Twitter or Instagram might remember a whirlwind trip to Kelowna a couple of weeks ago. I was with a small group of bloggers as a guest of Tourism Kelowna and their mission in our short time together was to show us some of Kelowna’s best eats, drinks and […]

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