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Basque Macarons from Dorie Greenspan Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Basque Macarons

So, you think you can’t make macarons? Think again – this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is the ORIGINAL macaron that anyone can make! That’s right – the original macaron was not a pretty sandwich cookie, though the basic ingredients (egg whites, almond flour and sugar) are the same. If you […]

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Garlic mayonnaise with crudites on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Le Grand Aioli (Garlic mayonnaise with accompaniments) from My Paris Kitchen

I’m not sure what went wrong with my version of this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen. It *should* have been aioli – a simple homemade mayonnaise with loads of garlic and I’ve made mayonnaise before so I didn’t think it would pose a problem. So much so […]

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Dorie Greenspan Double Chocolate Double Buckwheat Cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Double-Buckwheat Double-Chocolate Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was made with a few mishaps along the way but the results were still delicious! Of these cookies, Dorie says: I doubled up on the two most important ingredients in these cookies, and I even doubled up on how you cra them. There are two kinds […]

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Apricot Ice cream from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Apricot (kernel) ice cream from My Paris Kitchen

I kind of left it too late to make this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen. I’ll admit that I wasn’t looking forward to the finicky process of removing 50 (or 25 if I halved the recipe) apricot stones from the fruit then smashing them to reveal the […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Hazelnut, Ginger and Olive Oil Cake

I baked this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi in a fog of jetlag as I returned from France and prepared to go back to work after the whole summer off so I am allowing myself some liberties here. I’m REALLY trying to use up all the “bits and pieces” in my […]

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French tomato tart recipe on eatlievtravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Tomato and mustard tart

This tomato tart is a French classic. Pastry, sharp Dijon mustard and tomatoes at the height of their season – three simple components that make for an exceptional dish that looks impressive yet couldn’t be simpler to assemble! We’ve been living on various versions of this all summer, both in Toronto and in France – […]

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