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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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Viennese sables from baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Viennese Sablés

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi this week was a fairly simple whipped shortbread-y cookie that you might recognise as “the cookie from the blue tin (of Danish butter cookies)”. These tasted absolutely fantastic but I had a little trouble with the dough which is supposed to be piped out of a […]

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Kamish from Dories Cookies for Tuesdays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Kamish

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was one I’d never heard of before – kamish – and the recipe was contributed to Dorie’s Cookies by my good friend Adell Shneer (who’s worked with my Petits Chefs many times over the years making cookies of a different kind!) Dorie says: When I was […]

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The Measure of my Powers

Today’s book review is about not judging a book by its cover. I remember the first time I read about Jackie Kai Ellis  and thinking “Wow, she has such a great life!”. Founder of the successful Beaucoup Bakery and The Paris Tours, Jackie seemed to have it all – living between Vancouver and Paris, a […]

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Dorie Greenspan hamantaschen for Tuesdays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Hamantaschen

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was hamantaschen. Dorie says: These fruit-filled cookies are named for Haman, the villain of the Book of Esther. To make a long and evil story short, Mordecai, kin to Esther, considered the Queen of the Jews in biblical times, refused to bow down to Haman, the […]

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