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Plum crumb tart from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Plum Crumb Tart

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe was the perfect dessert to celebrate one year of French home-ownership.  This was enjoyed after a simple, yet superb, dinner of roast chicken (the new oven passed the “roast chicken test”), roast potatoes and ratatouille enjoyed out on our terrace paired with a wonderful Tavel rosé.  I wasn’t able […]

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French Fridays: My Sweet Paris (July 2015 edition*)

I just spent a sweet week in Paris, catching up with friends and checking out some new sweet treats (and old favourites). Most summers, I spend a month or longer in Paris but this year I only had a week so all my research-eating had to be condensed, meaning that whenever I met up with […]

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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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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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French Fridays: Crème brûlée

Good morning, from France, even! And yes, it’s Friday. So shouldn’t I be posting a recipe from Dorie Greenspan’s Around my French Table? Sadly, after nearly 5 years, that project is over We posted our last recipe from the book on May 22nd, then our final post about our experiences last week. So this week, […]

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Dorie Greenspan strawberry shortcake from baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Strawberry Shortcakes, Franco-American Style

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is a lightened up version of strawberry shortcakes and it’s perfect for the summer and taking advantage of lovely local strawberries. This “Franco-American style” strawberry shortcake uses a ladyfinger batter to create the “cakes” meaning it’s much lighter than a regular shortcake (so, does that […]

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