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National Cupcake Day 2015 on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Little orange-almond cupcakes for National Cupcake Day 2015!

Remember earlier this month when I announced that today, February 23rd, is Canada’s Third National Cupcake Day – raising money for SPCAs and Humane Societies across the country? That’s right –  today is all about cupcakes – and raising money to help animals in need all around Canada. I’m excited to announce that I am […]

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Marquise au Chocolat from baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Marquise au Chocolat

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe brought back sweet memories for me. When I was little, my mum used to make a dessert called “Chocolate Catastrophe”. It was a very rich frozen chocolate mousse and I think the catastrophe part was to do with what happens to your waist-line if you eat too much because […]

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Around my French Table croquants on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Croquants

Sniff, sniff – it’s one of our last sweet recipes for French Fridays with Dorie. This week’s croquants (p 410) reminded me of some of my earlier attempts at macarons 😉 With just a few ingredients – nuts, egg whites, sugar and a little bit of flour, these were a cinch to make and the […]

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Dorie Greenspan Brown Butter and Vanilla Bean Weekend Cake from baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Brown Butter and Vanilla Bean Weekend Cake

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is all about simplicity.  This Brown Butter and Vanilla Bean Weekend Cake (p6)  is a great advertisement for simple ingredients shining. Butter, flour, vanilla bean, heavy cream, eggs and sugar. You pretty much can’t go wrong, can you? The smell of this cake was enough to permeate my what-seem-to-be […]

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For French Fridays with Dorie Profiteroles filled with chocolate coeur a la creme on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Holiday card and recipe exchange 2014

For this week’s French Fridays with Dorie post we’re doing something a little different. Every year for the past three years, we’ve had a French Fridays with Dorie holiday card exchange (organized by the fabulous Alice) and this year we were asked to include a special recipe in with each card.  Today, many of the […]

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Gluten Free sweets for the holidays by Mardi Michels on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Mini-treats for your holiday sweets table (gluten free)

Those of you who have been following my blog for a while now will know that I am the master of minifying recipes – especially when it comes to dessert.  You’ll know that since it’s only Neil and me at home, we can’t possibly eat all the food I make for the blog and you’ll […]

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