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Duck fat cookies from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Duck Fat Cookies from My Paris Kitchen

The recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was an intriguing use of duck fat. We’ve used this ingredient before, notably in duck fat potatoes, but I’ve never baked a sweet item with duck fat before. These are simple slice and bake cookies that come together pretty easily – note […]

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Dorie Greenspan Cast-Iron Pan Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Cast-Iron Pan Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a big old chocolate chip cookie bar with some dried apricots and coconut, baked in a cast-iron pan. An interesting concept (I’ve baked cakes in cast-iron skillets before but not cookie bars) and one I was not able to minify because I didn’t have a […]

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Dorie Greenspan vanilla bean sables on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Vanilla Bean Sablés

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi – was a classic – Vanilla Bean Sablés (the most buttery shortbreads ever!), in Dorie’s words: “snappy around the edges, cakier in the centre” with a hint of saltiness. Sablé in French means “sandy” and the sandy texture (you can even see it pretty well […]

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Dorie Greenspan Cocoa Tahini Cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Cocoa-Tahini Cookies with Sesame Crunch

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was one I’d been curious to try for a while. Tahini seems to be the “it” ingredient in baked goods these days but I’ll admit I hadn’t baked with it until this past weekend. I was really interested to see if it would work with chocolate […]

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Double butter double baked cookies from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Double-Butter Double-Baked Petit Beurre Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was one I thought would be a quick and easy recipe for a Sunday afternoon – but in fact, was one where you remember (again!) why it pays to read the recipe well in advance before you start out making something. These deceptively simple little […]

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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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