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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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Easy Homemade Iced Vo-Vo Biscuits recipe on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Homemade Iced Vo-Vos for Australia Day

It’s Australia Day! And what better way to celebrate than with a sweet childhood memory – the classic Australian biscuit (cookie) – the Iced VoVo. Never heard of them? Most non-Australians won’t have. But here there are in all their glory… (Source) First registered as a trademark in 1906, Arnott’s Iced VoVo biscuits have become […]

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Mini pear blueberry cheesecake galettes from Duchess at Home on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs bake pear blueberry cheesecake galettes from Duchess at Home

This week the Petits Chefs baked from one of the many, many books that arrived on my desk last fall that I am slowly working my way though. Duchess at Home caught my eye because it’s French food for home cooks (you know, right up my alley 😉 ) From the publisher: In Duchess at […]

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