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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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Ren Behan Wild Honey and Rye cover on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Wild Honey and Rye

When I first moved to Canada in 2000, I landed smack bang in the middle of “little Poland” in the Roncesvalles area of Toronto near High Park. Back then, every second store along Roncesvalles seemed to be a mom and pop Polish store, restaurant or bar. It was not a culture or cuisine I was […]

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David Lebovitz cassoulet on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Cassoulet from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s  Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was kind of epic. In so many senses of the word. Cassoulet is a slow-cooked (but not made in the slow cooker) casserole containing white beans and meat – typically duck confit, sausage and perhaps pork belly or goose. It hails from […]

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