Close up of mini apple crumble galette

French Fridays: Les Petits Chefs make Mini Galettes “Crumble aux Pommes”

Ok, that looks good, huh? Sure but how about this? Yes! Cooking club is back… virtually! After last term when I ran two very successful online cooking clubs for my students each week from April – June then 7 weeks of cooking camp in the summer, adding some online public cooking classes too, school is … Read more

Dorie Greenspan Apple Matafan for tuesdays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Apple Matafan

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi this week was an apple matafan (“Mata-what?” According to Genius Kitchen, “a matafan is a thick crepe; there are a few variations. For centuries, this was a daily dish for the local peasant. Eaten in the morning, matafans sustained him/her through a long day of work … Read more

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Cookbook Book Club: The Broad Fork

Cookbook Book Club (my once a month most months “cooking from the same cookbook” meal with Jan and Jenn)  it’s back! Due to, well, life, we haven’t met (for a cookbook club because we’ve certainly met up for other things) since May! For this month’s instalment we chose to work from a book we unanimously … Read more

Apple kuchen from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Apple Kuchen

This week’s assignment for Tuesdays with Dorie was a little intimidating at first glance… Apple Kuchen – a deep-dish style apple custard tart. I guess the idea of making a tall pastry like that had me wondering if mine would hold together – especially in a full-sized version. I’m pretty confident with my pastry but … Read more