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The French Market Cookbook cover

Review and giveaway (worldwide): The French Market Cookbook by Clotilde Dusoulier

I’ve been a huge fan of Clotilde Dusoulier, author of Chocolate & Zucchini, for many years now. Even before I had my own blog, I read Clotilde.  I own and love Clotilde’s Edible Adventures in Paris and Chocolate & Zucchini: Daily Adventures in a Parisian Kitchen and I was thrilled to meet her when she […]

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Macarons at La Cuisine Paris on eatlivetravelwrite.com

I know how to make macarons, what’s next?

Right, so macarons. I guess you could say I know how to make them. They mostly turn out (although I have a new oven so I am learning my recipes all over again – more on that soon). And when I teach classes, people often ask me “What’s Level 2?”  Typically my response will be […]

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Bellini Kitchen Master on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Why I’d love to try Bellini Kitchen Master

Another gadget huh? Well, yes, kinda. But not to keep…. Just to test and review (oh and maybe win….). Over on Food Bloggers of Canada, we’re featuring the Bellini Kitchen Master – a new Thermal Blender designed for domestic kitchens which combines the functions of eight appliances in one – and offering bloggers the opportunity […]

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Dorie Greenspan's Fresh Tuna, Mozzarella and Basil Pizza on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Fresh Tuna, Mozzarella and Basil Pizza

Part pissaladière, part Salade Niçoise and part pizza, this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Fresh Tuna, Mozzarella and Basil Pizza, p166) was a cinch to make and I was excited to find sushi grade tuna at our local fishmonger (not for me, mind you, for Mr Neil – I don’t “do” raw fish) to elevate […]

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Approaching Jasper through the Rockies on VIA Rail Canadian on eatlivetravelwrite.com

A different way to travel: Across Canada on VIA Rail’s The Canadian

Those of you who follow me on Instagram or on Twitter will know that the last year was an insanely busy one, and on the heels of that, it’s been a busy summer too with a lot of travel involved. It’s how I like to spend my time off – I’m definitely not someone who […]

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Dorie Greenspan Ile Flottante on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Floating islands (Île Flottante)

I remember the first time I tried this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (p 427) – île flottante – floating islands, sounds so much less romantic in English!  It was back in 1988 when I was an exchange student living in Brussels and my host family had taken me out for dinner. They insisted […]

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