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Chocolate hazelnut financiers with Nutella Ganache on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Chocolate hazelnut financiers

Happy “World Nutella Day″ ! Originally created by Sara from Ms. Adventures in Italy and Michelle from Bleeding Espresso, World Nutella Day is a day to celebrate, get creative with, and most importantly, eat Nutella.  In 2015, Sara transferred World Nutella® Day to Ferrero (the makers of Nutella®) to help it live on and grow for years […]

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National Cupcake Day 2018

Introducing National Cupcake Day 2018

On Monday February 26th 2018, join me in celebrating the sixth 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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David Lebovitz olive tapenade on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Black Olive Tapenade from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s  Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was another reminder of how simple things like tapenade are to make from scratch – and had me scratching my head as to why I don’t do it more often! The thing about tapenade is that if I’m using it in a […]

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Christine Tizzard Insanely Good Banana Oat Loaf on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Insanely Good Banana Oat Squares from Honest to Goodness!

In this week’s edition of “cooking the books”, Les Petits Chefs worked from Christine Tizzard’s debut cookbook, Honest to Goodness. I’ll be reviewing this book in more detail in the next coupe of weeks so stay tuned for that but in short, the book has an “emphasis on raw ingredients and whole foods [and] shows […]

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Dorie Greenspan Real hot chocolate on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Real Hot Chocolate

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi for this week was the perfect antidote to a busy weekend full of teaching and editing (yes, indeed, although I have revealed the cover and my book can be pre-ordered, I’m still working on final edits this week (feels a little surreal, to be honest). So, […]

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Vegemite gougeres on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Vegemite gougères for Australia Day!

It all began last Friday at a wine and food pairing class I was teaching with Neil at the St Lawrence Market (check out the rest of my class offerings here). The theme was Southwest France and we had a little bit of piment d’espelette in many of the dishes, including gougères. The mild smoky […]

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