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Dorie Greenspan Fruit and Four Grain Biscotti on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Fruit and Four-Grain Biscotti

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was Fruit and Four-Grain Biscotti. Dorie says: Think of these biscotti as dunkable breakfast cereal. They’ve got a lot of what your morning mix might have: whole wheat flour and wheat germ, oats, buckwheat groats and flax, and snipped dried fruit for even more flavor. The […]

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Baking chez Moi Dorie Greenspan Saint-Pierre Poppy Seed Cake on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Saint-Pierre Poppy Seed Cake

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was the perfect re-entry into baking after vacation. Basically an orange-poppyseed loaf, this recipe was developed by Dorie for her husband Michael, after he and a friend brought some back from a café (after which the loaf is named) and asked her to replicate it. […]

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Galette des rois from In the French kitchen with kids on eatlivetravelwrite.com

C’est l’Epiphanie!

Today, January 6th is the feast of Epiphany, celebrating the arrival in Bethlehem of the Three Kings on their visit to the baby Jesus. The Kings give their name to the delicous treat that is widely eaten in France to celebrate this day – la Galette des Rois or le Gâteau des Rois. I was […]

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David Lebovitz Champagne Tangerine Sorbet from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: (not quite) Tangerine-champagne sorbet from My Paris Kitchen

I can’t EXACTLY say I made this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen but I made a valiant attempt. Having arrived home from Haiti on Thursday morning around 1am, I certainly didn’t have any leftover champagne hanging around the house and was too tired to even think about […]

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Baking Chez Moi Dorie Greenspan Alsatian Christmas Bread on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Alsatian Christmas Bread

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is an easier version of fruitcake (and, bonus, doesn’t take weeks of prep!). It’s not a bread in the traditional sense of the word – it doesn’t have any yeast or flour – it’s just made from dried fruit and nuts. Basically you soak a […]

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Cook the Book Fridays David Lebovitz Christmas Cake Bûche de Noël on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Bûche de Noël from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was a classic French holiday dessert – Bûche de Noël. David’s recipe makes a massive cake so I halved it, making enough for around 6-8 (which was shared between lucky neighbours last weekend!). I’ve made a Bûche de Noël once before […]

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