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Such concentration for decorating cookies with Adell Shneer on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs channel their inner Kandinsky with Adell Shneer

(^^^ SUCH focus!) The Petits Chefs were lucky to welcome Adell Shneer into the lab this week to talk to them about Wassily Kandinsky and show them how to decorate sugar cookies (channelling their inner Kandinsky!).  Adell is a popular guest chef at our school and this was her NINTH visit to to work with […]

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Viennese sables from baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Viennese Sablés

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi this week was a fairly simple whipped shortbread-y cookie that you might recognise as “the cookie from the blue tin (of Danish butter cookies)”. These tasted absolutely fantastic but I had a little trouble with the dough which is supposed to be piped out of a […]

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Vegetarian Viet Nam

Vegetarian Viet Nam

I’m so excited to be featuring a book by Cameron Stauch, someone I’ve known (first online then in real life) for years. Cameron’s lived an interesting life – you only have to glance at his Amazon author page to see he’s got a lot of stories to tell – and recipes to share! When I […]

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Giveaway: Win a copy of Vegetarian Viet Nam (Canada) (CLOSED)

Giveaway: Win a copy of Vegetarian Viet Nam (Canada) (CLOSED)

Win a copy of Vegetarian Viet Nam! Thanks to the kind folks at Penguin Random House Canada, I have one copy of Vegetarian Viet Nam (I wrote about 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 […]

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Cook the Book Fridays David Lebovitz Paris Paris from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Paris-Paris from my Paris Kitchen

It’s an auspicious occasion today – this is my 2000th (!!!!) post on this blog since May 2009! The recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen this week is a variation on a classic – Paris-Brest. That classic dessert is a large ring of choux-pastry, filled with crème pâtissière, created […]

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Making Rainbow Rice Paper Rolls from Vegetarian Vietnam on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Rainbow Rice Paper Rolls from Vegetarian Viet Nam

There’s nothing like practising knife skills to keep little hands busy in the kitchen and this week, the Petits Chefs got to practice (and show off!) theirs as they prepared Rainbow Rice Paper Rolls from Cameron Stauch’s beautiful new book, Vegetarian Viet Nam (full review and giveaway coming to the blog on the weekend!). This […]

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