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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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Smitten Kitchen pizza beans out of the oven on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make pizza beans from Smitten Kitchen Every Day

This term, the Petits Chefs will “cook the books” – cooking dishes from some of my favourite cookbooks. We started a the term with a dish I’ve had my eye on ever since I received smitten kitchen every day last year. This is a wonderful book full of “unfussy” recipes that I reviewed late last […]

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In the French Kitchen with Kids cover on eatlivetravelwrite.com

In the French kitchen with kids: the cover!

I’ve been waiting for this day for a really long time. And now it’s here, I’m kinda speechless. So, here’s my book cover!  I am totally in love with this cover because: 1. Little hands! Never did I ever imagine my cover without little hands (actual legit Petit Chef hands too!!!) 2. Little hands making […]

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