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Potato, feta and basil tortilla from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Potato, feta and basil tortilla from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was a simple tortilla – a thick Spanish omelette/ frittata, typically served at room temperature. This was an easy one I made when I was in Australia last month for a quick dinner, accompanied with a salad, because I thought it would […]

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French Fridays: Faking and Making it in France

For today’s French Fridays post, a book about expat life in France with a difference.  Making it in France is the sequel to Karen Bates’ first book Faking it in France. Karen and her husband Terry (who hail from the UK) lived in Normandy for over a decade and these two books tell their tale. […]

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French Fridays: Baked provençal vegetables from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was one I’ve made many, many times before (in various iterations), including as a first meal when I arrived in Australia last week after a very long flight (NOT the version above!). It’s a French classic (so yes, there’s one in my […]

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French Fridays: A Paris Year

Ah… Paris. Sadly I haven’t managed a trip there in over a year but I’m doing my best to live vicariously though alternative guide books. “Alternative” guide books? Yep. As someone who knows the city very well, it’s rare that I’ll prepare for a visit by reading a traditional guide book but I am always […]

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David Lebovitz buttermilk ice cream without an ice cream maker on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Buttermilk Ice Cream from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was one I wasn’t sure how I’d get done. I don’t have an ice cream maker in France but waiting until we got back on Wednesday night wasn’t an option either since my ice cream maker in Toronto is packed away at […]

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French Fridays: Courgette and Goat Cheese Clafoutis

It’s my last true French Friday for the summer –  I’m headed home next week – so I thought I would share a recipe for one last clafoutis (another savoury one!). I’ve been on a bit of a clafoutis kick this summer – you might have seen my prune and Armagnac version, or perhaps the mushroom […]

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