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Buckwheat polenta with braised greens from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Buckwheat polenta with braised greens from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s  Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was a perfect lunch for one on a busy weekend recently. I’m a fan of eggs for lunch on the weekend, especially if I haven’t had time to eat a decent breakfast, and this was a nice variation on eggs on toast […]

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French Fridays: Market Day in Vic-Fezensac

Last summer I had the pleasure of visiting the lovely town of Vic-Fezensac in the neighbouring (to the Lot-et-Garonne where Nérac is located) Gers department on market day. Eleanor, my good friend from VivreinFrance who runs market cooking classes (a visit to the market and a cooking class, all en français) invited me to tag […]

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French Fridays: Délicieux – The Recipes of France by Gabriel Gaté

Love classic French recipes? Love gorgeous photos of France? Délicieux : The Recipes of France is for you! Written by Gabriel Gaté, this is a collection of recipes based on his “experiences as a chef, cookery teacher and lover of French food and travel” Gabriel Gâté was born in the Loire Valley in France but […]

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David Lebovitz's Individual Chocolate Cakes with Dulce de Leche and Fleur de Sel from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Individual Chocolate Cakes with dulce de leche and fleur de sel from My Paris Kitchen

It’s been what you might call “a week” (actually it’s been a bit of “a year”) over here. My copyedited manuscript changes are on my editor’s desk though (hurrah!) and I’m ready to try to catch up with the rest of my life now (it’s amazing how many things pile up on your “to do” […]

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French Fridays: Paris Express by Laura Calder

(this article originally appeared on Recipe Geek) Paris. Express. Even Laura Calder admits that the title contains a bit of an oxymoron. Many people consider French food as something best saved for a “special” occasion – they feel it’s time-consuming, so it’s not cuisine for everyday. Laura Calder, with this book, is out to prove […]

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French Fridays: Indian Cheese Bread from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was an quick naan with a filling of… Laughing Cow spreadable cheese! Sounds odd (and decidedly not French) but David explains that he was first introduced to Indian food when living in Paris, in the area around Gare du Nord where there […]

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