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Mardi Michels running Team Unbreakable on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Running for mental health (Team Unbreakable)

If you’ve followed me on Instagram these past couple of years, you’ll know that I have taken up running. If you know me in real life (or if you knew me when I was younger), you might be shocked – I’ve never been into running in my life (despite having a marathon runner for a […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie Greenspan Croquets from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Croquets

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is a little something like biscotti – though they are not twice baked and the dough is a little more unwieldy than biscotty dough (it’s both tough and sticky which makes it hard to work with). They are a crunchy little cookie that’s perfect with […]

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Dorie Greenspan LIghtening Fast Tahini Pork from Everyday Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Cook the Book Fridays: Lightning-Fast Tahini Pork from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and it’s a fabulous fast weeknight dinner that would totally work as a meal for a dinner party – just don’t tell your guests how easy it is! It’s pork tenderloin which I’ve never prepared any other way than […]

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Kids filling chocolate molds working with Kerry Beal on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs work chocolate magic with Kerry Beal

We’re SO lucky in cooking club! This week, the Petits Chefs got to meet the wonderful Kerry Beal (aka professional chocolatier, The Chocolate Doctor) when she came and worked with them again. I’m always a little bit anxious when Kerry shows up with loads of Callebaut chocolate, her EZ Temper machine (which Kerry invented) to […]

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Dorie Greenspan Smoky Cheesy Cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Smoky, Cheesy Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a super easy cheesy cookie that comes together in minutes and should be in everyone’s back pocket for the holidays! Super easy with only a few ingredients (just cheese, butter, flour, salt, pepper and Cayenne – I used Piment d’Espelette) and they are made in […]

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Chocolate hazelnut spread recipe on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Tartinade choco-noisette (Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread)

A certain chocolate-hazelnut spread is ubiquitous at the breakfast table in France (and, I suspect, in many other countries around the world too). Personally, I can’t keep a jar of it in my house because it never makes it to the breakfast table. I have my mother’s sweet tooth to blame for that—when I was […]

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