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Nigella Lawson's At My Table on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Lessons from Nigella

When I heard there was a new Nigella Lawson book coming out last year, I pre-ordered it immediately. I know… it’s not like I need another cookbook but… it’s Nigella. Who says about At My Table: The food in this book, that comes from my kitchen, is eaten at my table, and will be eaten […]

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French Fridays: Paris Picnic Club

You might know that I lived in Paris in my late 20s. Bought a one-way ticket, ostensibly so I could finish my PhD in French literature. I think if I look back and I’m honest, I probably knew that degree would never be completed – I wasn’t really sure why I was doing it (other […]

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Giveaway: Win a copy of Paris Picnic Club (US/ Canada) (CLOSED)

Win a copy of Paris Picnic Club! Thanks to the kind folks at Sterling Publishing, I have one copy of Paris Picnic Club (I wrote about it here to give away to one lucky US or Canadian reader! How to enter: There are 2 ways to enter (maximum of two entries per person for the […]

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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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