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French Fridays: L’Appart by David Lebovitz

I found myself nodding in recognition as I read David Lebovitz’s latest book, L’appart: The delights and disasters of making my Paris home. I may not have bought an apartment in Paris and renovated it, but lived in Paris in tiny garret apartments for nearly five years, much like David’s first home AND I’ve bought […]

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L'Appart cover by David Lebovitz on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Giveaway: Win a copy of L’appart by David Lebovitz (Canada) (CLOSED)

Win a copy of David Lebovitz’s L’appart! Thanks to the kind folks at Penguin Random House Canada, I have one copy of David Lebovitz’s L’appart (I reviewed it here) to give away to one lucky Canadian reader! How to enter: There are 2 ways to enter (maximum of two entries per person for the duration […]

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Mini maple creme brulees at the Gallery Grill on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make maple crème brûlée at The Gallery Grill

The boys took a trip to beautiful The Gallery Grill at Hart House in The University of Toronto this week to cook with Chef Suzanne baby! Over the years, club has been lucky enough to cook with Suzanne five times before – the first time we made choux pastry, the second visit was a ravioli-making […]

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Giveaway: Win a year’s subscription to Ricardo Magazine! (CLOSED)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – when the holiday issues of your favourite magazines hit the stand! This month, RICARDO Magazine launched its highly-anticipated holiday issue, and if you’re anything like me, you can be found curled up with a cup of hot chocolate devouring all the festive ideas featured (holiday issues […]

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Mini pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese frosting on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie Dorie’s Cookies: (not) Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Dulce de Leche Filling

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies can be filed under the category of “not quite what it was supposed to be”. Now I’ve made whoopie pies before which I piped free-form because I don’t own a whoopie pie tin and they turned out ok, if a little irregular. For these ones, I […]

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Buckwheat polenta with braised greens from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Buckwheat polenta with braised greens from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s  Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was a perfect lunch for one on a busy weekend recently. I’m a fan of eggs for lunch on the weekend, especially if I haven’t had time to eat a decent breakfast, and this was a nice variation on eggs on toast […]

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