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Chickpea Tahini Salad from Everyday Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Cook the Book Fridays: Chickpea Tahini Salad from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and is a perfect dish to make a big batch of on the weekend to enjoy through the week for lunches. The dressing is tahini, lemon (juice and zest) and spices (garlic, ginger, cumin, paprika, cayenne) and is super […]

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Kids reaching for Apple Pie Waffles from Brunch Life with Matt Basile on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs waffle it up with Matt Basile

Matt Basile has been one of our most popular Petits Chefs guests over the past six years since the first time he welcomed the boys into Lisa Marie and became known as “the deep fried pizza guy” 😉 So when Matt announced last year that after six very successful years, Lisa Marie restaurant would be […]

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National Cupcake Day 2020

Introducing National Cupcake Day 2020

On Monday February 24th 2020, join me in celebrating the eighth annual National Cupcake Day which benefits Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCAs) and Humane Societies across Canada. Originally launched by the RSPCA in New South Wales, Australia, National Cupcake Day began in Canada in 2013, and the initiative has grown across […]

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Dorie Greenspan Carrément Chocolate Loaf from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Carrément Chocolat, The Simple Loaf

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is Dorie’s simple version of a Pierre Hermé classic – the Carrément Chocolate cake. “Carrément” is a useful French word meaning (accoring to Dorie)”completely, absolutely, incontrovertibly, wholly good (or bad)” (i.e. really!) and Hermé used it as a play on words to name his intensely […]

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Simple Mini Gateau Basque recipe on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Mini Gâteau Basque

Gâteau Basque is one of my favourite desserts – it’s definitely not fancy but it’s ever so delicious! I’ve made this countless times over the past few years (the first time using Dorie Greenspan’s recipe in a tiny galley kitchen in a Paris rental apartment) Dorie describes a Gâteau Basque as “a dry cake, but […]

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Finishing up decorating sugar cookies with Adell Shneer on eatalivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs perfect their cookie decorating skills with Adell Shneer

This week, the Petits Chefs were lucky to welcome Adell Shneer back to the school for one of our favourite guest chef sessions – decorating Adell’s delicious sugar cookies.  This was her TWELFTH visit to to work with the boys in cooking club – we couldn’t be happier to have her willing to return year […]

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