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David Lebovitz Orange Pound Cake from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Orange pound cake from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was actually a Bay Leaf Pound Cake with an orange glaze but I opted for a plain orange pound cake that David suggests. The bay leaf version involved infusing butter with bay leaves for a while and I thought that apart […]

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Squares of Pumpkin Granola Snack Cake in Le Creuset Blueberry Skillet on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Pumpkin Granola Skillet Snack Cake

This post is produced in partnership with Le Creuset Canada Have you seen #lenouveaubleu – Le Creuset’s latest blue colour? I recently received a couple of these pieces to work with, including the Iron handle cast iron skillet in Blueberry and was excited to test it out. Of course, with the lovely smooth black interior […]

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Dusted with icing sugar David Lebovitz madeleines on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Madeleines from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was madeleines – and, in fact, I made madeleines twice in a day – once with a parent-child cooking class and once making David’s recipe. (my 7-13 year old kid bakers did a great job in my class didn’t they?) Madeleines […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Hazelnut, Ginger and Olive Oil Cake

I baked this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi in a fog of jetlag as I returned from France and prepared to go back to work after the whole summer off so I am allowing myself some liberties here. I’m REALLY trying to use up all the “bits and pieces” in my […]

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Kirsch babas with pineapple from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Kirsch babas with pineapple from My Paris Kitchen

I made this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen a couple of days before I left for my holidays – it’s a pretty easy baba cake – a small yeasted cake typically served soaked in rum and topped with whipped cream. My favourite version comes from Stohrer in […]

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Swedish Visiting Cake Bars from Dories Cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Swedish Visiting Cake Bars

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was perfect for my entertaining needs this past weekend. Dear friends were driving through Toronto and had made plans to stop to see me around 2pm so I thought what better than to greet them with some baked goods (and rosé, local strawberries and cheese and […]

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