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David Lebovitz counterfeit duck confit on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Counterfeit duck confit from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s  Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is something I am sure we’ll eat a lot of over the next couple of weeks when we’re in France for the holidays. Duck (confit) is a staple of the table in southwest France so it’s not something I cook for myself […]

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Hawaiian pizza muffins with Ceri Marshon eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Hawaiian pizza muffins with Ceri Marsh

Is there anything better than pizza (in the eyes of  Petit Chef)? How about pizza in a portable form, without all the fuss? This week the boys were lucky to welcome Ceri Marsh of Sweet Potato Chronicles and Food Network Canada fame to the lab to cook up one of the recipes from their recent […]

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Baked pasta frittata on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Breakfast pasta bake (frittata)

This post is sponsored by Barilla. How’s your December going? Are you super-organised and have all your holiday shopping and meal planning under control? Or are you just keeping your head above water like, ahem, *some people* ? Either way, today’s recipe will speak to you. If you’re a planner, this dish can be made […]

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Dorie Greenspan Soft Salted-Butter Caramels on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays wtih Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Soft Salted-Butter Caramels

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi for this week was the first time I’ve ever made caramel candies. Of course I’ve made caramel before for baking and cooking but never as actual sweets/ candies. After a long week last week, I needed some quiet time in my kitchen and this was the […]

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Books for home cooks on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Four books for home cooks

It’s been a bumper season for cookbooks this fall, it’s been hard to keep up. SO many excellent titles, where to begin? Today I’m sharing four of my favourite books from this season for the home cooks on your holiday list. Or, you know, you! Jamie Oliver’s Quick and Easy Food There’s so much to […]

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Double chocolate buckwheat banana bread on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Double chocolate buckwheat banana bread (gluten and dairy free!)

This recipe was a happy accident of sorts. A couple of weeks ago it felt like my colleagues could use a pick-me-up after a particularly long and cold week and I wanted it to be a treat that everyone could eat, that I could make with the ingredients I have on hand. If I’m baking […]

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