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Roasted lamb with braised vegetables from David Lebovitz My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Roast lamb with braised vegetables, salsa verde and chickpea puffs from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is a perfect one for this Easter weekend – a roasted lamb shoulder served with braised vegetables and, in theory, salsa verde and chickpea puffs. This is a pretty hands-off dish actually though a lot of people think “roast dinner” and […]

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Strawberry Topped Cheesecake from David Lebovitz My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Dee’s Fabulous Cheesecake from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is a simple, crustless cheesecake recipe, named for David’s Paris friend, Dee, who moved there from New York in 1959 and learned to make this cheesecake with the ingredients that were available because she missed it so much. In France, until […]

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Caillettes from David Lebovitz My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Pork and chard sausage from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was caillettes (literally: little quails but actually a sort of large meatball made with sausage meat, liver and chard or other greens and wrapped in caul fat- somewhere between a pâté and a meatball, as explained in this excellent article by […]

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Quick croissants from In the French kitchen with kids by Mardi Michels on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Quick croissants from In the French kitchen with kids

© Kyla Zanardi Looking for a weekend project? How about croissants? Yes, croissants.  I bet you’re thinking you can’t possibly make croissants at home, right? Actually, you might be surprised… I’ve made croissants from scratch, once in a professional kitchen using the traditional method where layers of butter are rolled and folded into the layers […]

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Spices Speculoos Flan from David Lebovitz's My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Spiced Speculoos Flan from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is another classic bistro dish with a twist. This week we made a flan (crème caramel) flavoured with Speculoos Spread (Cookie Butter). Now I don’t find crème caramel that challenging (it’s one of those magic dishes that looks a lot more […]

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Cook the Book Fridays Leeks with bacon-mustard vinaigrette from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Leeks with bacon-mustard vinaigrette from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is a classic bistro dish  – leeks with bacon-mustard vinaigrette. And by “classic” we mean it really should not be messed with. As in, the bacon is a David addition. His partner, Romain, raised his eyebrows when he first say David […]

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