Cover of 24 Hours in Paris by Romi Moondi.

Summer Reads: 24 hours in Paris

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be sharing book recommendations –  a series of “not just cookbooks”. This week’s Summer Reads pick is a complete turnaround from the gritty Paris of last week’s A Waiter in Paris because variety is key in choosing your summer reading material! If you’re a fan … Read more

Small sweet peppers stuffed with shrimp mousse and deep fried in tempura batter on a blue plate.

Cook the Book Fridays: (not) Shrimp-Mousse Squash Blossoms from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook, Everyday Dorie.  Shrimp-Mousse Squash Blossoms sounded like a good idea when I voted for them back in late June when squash blossoms were all over the markets of SouthWest France. I didn’t make this back then because I thought it would be … Read more

Tomato tart from Baking with Dorie

Tuesdays with Dorie: Tomato tart from Baking with Dorie

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe  is Tomato Tart from Dorie Greenspan’s Baking with Dorie – and hey, it wouldn’t be summer without some form (many) of a tomato tart – a pastry base (shortcrust, pie dough or puff pastry), mustard and thickly sliced heirloom (heritage) tomatoes. Simple to make and just screams summer! I figured … Read more

Cover image of A Waiter in Paris by Edward Chisholm

Summer Reads: A Waiter in Paris

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be sharing book recommendations –  a series of “not just cookbooks”. Disclosure: I received an advance, uncorrected proof of the e-book from the publisher. I was not asked to write about the book, nor am I being compensated for doing so. This blog post was … Read more

Dorie Greenspan's Fortune Cookies from Dorie's Cookies.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Fortune Cookies from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was Fortune Cookies (p261) and it’s THE LAST RECIPE from this book! That’s right! The final recipe! Back on November 1st 2016, we baked the Peanut Butter Change Ups which began the nearly 6-year journey of baking our way through each recipe, twice a month! And … Read more