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Strawberry Topped Cheesecake from David Lebovitz My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Dee’s Fabulous Cheesecake from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is a simple, crustless cheesecake recipe, named for David’s Paris friend, Dee, who moved there from New York in 1959 and learned to make this cheesecake with the ingredients that were available because she missed it so much. In France, until […]

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Chocolate dipped Speculoos filled Dorie Greenspan Good Better Best Cookies from Dorie's Cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Good Better Best Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a three-in-one recipe called “Good, Better, Best” with three different iterations. I made them all because I am curious like that. Dorie says: This cookie is proof that sometimes as good as good can be, more can be better and even more can be best. […]

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Caillettes from David Lebovitz My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Pork and chard sausage from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was caillettes (literally: little quails but actually a sort of large meatball made with sausage meat, liver and chard or other greens and wrapped in caul fat- somewhere between a pâté and a meatball, as explained in this excellent article by […]

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Baking Chez Moi Banana-Chocolate Chaussons on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Banana-Chocolate Chaussons

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was a twist on a classic French pastry. Typically you might hear of a chausson (turnover) aux pommes but Dorie’s put a spin on it by using banana and chocolate for the filling. I am a huge fan of banana and chocolate so I was […]

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Quick croissants from In the French kitchen with kids by Mardi Michels on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Quick croissants from In the French kitchen with kids

© Kyla Zanardi Looking for a weekend project? How about croissants? Yes, croissants.  I bet you’re thinking you can’t possibly make croissants at home, right? Actually, you might be surprised… I’ve made croissants from scratch, once in a professional kitchen using the traditional method where layers of butter are rolled and folded into the layers […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Honey-Blue Cheese Madeleines

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was Honey-Blue Cheese Madeleines, a lovely savoury version of a favourite tea cake that’s perfect for l’heure de l’apéro! Dorie says: I’ve always liked the combination of honey with salty, sometimes sharp blue cheeses like Roquefort and Gorgonzola. But I didn’t have the idea to put […]

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