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Dorie Greenspan Apple Matafan for tuesdays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Apple Matafan

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi this week was an apple matafan (“Mata-what?” According to Genius Kitchen, “a matafan is a thick crepe; there are a few variations. For centuries, this was a daily dish for the local peasant. Eaten in the morning, matafans sustained him/her through a long day of work […]

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David Lebovitz Beet Hummus from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Beet Hummus from My Paris Kitchen

It’s a quick and easy – and very pink! – recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen this week – beet hummus. It’s a quick and easy recipe that comes together in a flash (I used my mini hand blender set and it worked really well – for making smaller […]

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Iced Coffee and Fruchocs on eatlivetravelwrite.com

A flying visit to Adelaide

(Classic South Australian treats from my childhood – Farmers Union Iced Coffee and Fruchocs) When I was in Australia recently, I took a few days to head back to Adelaide, my hometown. It’s been a while since I’ve spent much time there (most visits were one or two days only over the past decade) so […]

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Kamish from Dories Cookies for Tuesdays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Kamish

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was one I’d never heard of before – kamish – and the recipe was contributed to Dorie’s Cookies by my good friend Adell Shneer (who’s worked with my Petits Chefs many times over the years making cookies of a different kind!) Dorie says: When I was […]

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The Measure of my Powers

Today’s book review is about not judging a book by its cover. I remember the first time I read about Jackie Kai Ellis  and thinking “Wow, she has such a great life!”. Founder of the successful Beaucoup Bakery and The Paris Tours, Jackie seemed to have it all – living between Vancouver and Paris, a […]

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Hard Cooked Eggs with Chervil Mayonnaise from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Hard Cooked Eggs with Chervil Mayonnaise from My Paris Kitchen

Ok, I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t *quite* make this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen. Let me explain – I’ve made David’s quick mayonnaise recipe before when I was searching for a small quantity to make for another recipe (we don’t eat a lot […]

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