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In the French Kitchen with Kids cover on eatlivetravelwrite.com

In the French kitchen with kids: the cover!

I’ve been waiting for this day for a really long time. And now it’s here, I’m kinda speechless. So, here’s my book cover!  I am totally in love with this cover because: 1. Little hands! Never did I ever imagine my cover without little hands (actual legit Petit Chef hands too!!!) 2. Little hands making […]

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Viennese sables from baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Viennese Sablés

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi this week was a fairly simple whipped shortbread-y cookie that you might recognise as “the cookie from the blue tin (of Danish butter cookies)”. These tasted absolutely fantastic but I had a little trouble with the dough which is supposed to be piped out of a […]

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Vegetarian Viet Nam

Vegetarian Viet Nam

I’m so excited to be featuring a book by Cameron Stauch, someone I’ve known (first online then in real life) for years. Cameron’s lived an interesting life – you only have to glance at his Amazon author page to see he’s got a lot of stories to tell – and recipes to share! When I […]

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French Fridays: Paris-Paris from my Paris Kitchen

It’s an auspicious occasion today – this is my 2000th (!!!!) post on this blog since May 2009! The recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen this week is a variation on a classic – Paris-Brest. That classic dessert is a large ring of choux-pastry, filled with crème pâtissière, created […]

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Les Petits Chefs make Rainbow Rice Paper Rolls from Vegetarian Viet Nam

There’s nothing like practising knife skills to keep little hands busy in the kitchen and this week, the Petits Chefs got to practice (and show off!) theirs as they prepared Rainbow Rice Paper Rolls from Cameron Stauch’s beautiful new book, Vegetarian Viet Nam (full review and giveaway coming to the blog on the weekend!). This […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Mocha-Ricotta Puffs

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies used an ingredient I don’t think I’ve seen before in a cookie (but it’s one that makes a lot of sense) – ricotta. Dorie says: A thousand things make cookies beguiling, and one of them is their ability to surprise. So often a cookie’s looks are […]

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The Inviting Life

I don’t know about you but I always think that “New Year’s Resolutions” in January are particularly badly-timed in the Northern Hemisphere because the middle of winter is a hard time to turn over a new leaf, even with the strongest will power. I always think of spring as being a better time to start […]

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