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Mint White Chocolate pots de crème from Dorie Greenspan's Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Mint-White Chocolate Pots de Crème

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was meant to be Lavender White Chocolate Pots de Crème but I went the “Bonne Idée” route (the ideas Dorie posts in the sidebars for recipe variations etc…). As I explained in last week’s Tuesdays with Dorie post, “I’m not a huge fan of floral […]

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Dorie Greenspan LIme and White Chocolate Sablés on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): White Chocolate and Lime Sablés

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was meant to be Lavender White Chocolate Sablés but mine didn’t quite turn out that way… Dorie says: Lavender, so quickly recognizable as a fragrance, has a flavor that can be hard to be place, in part because it’s so unexpected in a cookie, and in […]

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Dorie Greenspan Carrément Chocolate Loaf from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Carrément Chocolat, The Simple Loaf

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is Dorie’s simple version of a Pierre Hermé classic – the Carrément Chocolate cake. “Carrément” is a useful French word meaning (accoring to Dorie)”completely, absolutely, incontrovertibly, wholly good (or bad)” (i.e. really!) and Hermé used it as a play on words to name his intensely […]

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Simple Mini Gateau Basque recipe on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Mini Gâteau Basque

Gâteau Basque is one of my favourite desserts – it’s definitely not fancy but it’s ever so delicious! I’ve made this countless times over the past few years (the first time using Dorie Greenspan’s recipe in a tiny galley kitchen in a Paris rental apartment) Dorie describes a Gâteau Basque as “a dry cake, but […]

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Dorie Greenspan Pink Peppercorn Thumbprints on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Pink Peppercorn Thumbprints

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a riff on an old favourite of mine – jam drops or thumbprints as they are called in North America. Dorie says: No matter where I am, I always have a notebook at hand, and I’m pretty good about scribbling down ideas as they come […]

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Dorie Greenspan Chunky Chocolate Fruit-and-Nut Bars from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuedays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Chunky Chocolate Fruit-and-Nut Bars

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was an easy one – not really much of a “recipe” and able to be customised according to your tastes/ what you have on hand. My kinda recipe! This is basically dried fruits and nuts stuck together with melted chocolate – yup, kinda reminiscent of […]

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