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Slice of David Lebovitz carrot cake from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Carrot Cake from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s  Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was one I’ve tasted, but not made, before. David’s carrot cake was made for one of my Cookbook Book Club meals back in 2016, by Jan, and I’m glad I’d had her experience making this to guide me. This is a HUGE […]

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KIds cutting chard for Orecchiette Pasta with Chard from Bringing it Home on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Orecchiette Pasta with Swiss Chard and Burrata from Bringing it Home!

For this week’s session of “Cooking the Books” Les Petits Chefs worked with a recipe from Gail Simmons’ latest cookbook Bringing it Home: Favorite Recipes from a Life of Adventurous Eating. Last year, I reviewed “Bringing it Home”, and I called it “smart and funny”. Here’s what I had to say: In recent years as […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Chocolate Creme Caramel

I have a confession to make: I didn’t taste the Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi this week. I did make it but passed it onto my (gluten-free) neighbours who looked after Cleo when I was out of town recently. Baking it forward, so to speak! This is version of the classic French […]

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French Fridays: Frenchie New Bistro Cooking

In the summer of 2011, I spent a few weeks in Paris, teaching English and taking cooking and baking classes and as I was planning my time there, I started to hear some buzz about a new wine bar, conveniently located just around the corner from my “home away from home” in the 2nd arrondissement […]

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Kids make Polish gnocchi from Wild Honey and Rye on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Polish gnocchi from Wild Honey and Rye

See that ^^^ up there? Kids making gnocchi. Magical, right? This week Les Petits Chefs worked with a recipe from Ren Behan’s Wild Honey and Rye (which I reviewed here). I’ve been bookmarking recipes to try once I have a bit more free time on my hands but as soon as I saw the recipe […]

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Dorie Greenspan brownies from Dories Cookies for Tuesdays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Sebastian’s Remarkably Wonderful Brownies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was not only “remarkably wonderful” it was also “remarkably delicious”. Named for a friend Dorie “met” in the early days of internet culinary forums and who has now become a real-life friend, Sebastian, these brownies are wonderfully fudgey without feeling underbaked as many fudgey brownies do […]

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