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Chocolate terrine with fresh ginger crème anglaise from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Chocolate terrine with fresh ginger crème anglaise from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was one I’d made before a number of years ago using a different recipe. It’s reminiscent of a favorite store-bought dessert I love to eat in France… SO. GOOD. Here’s my version from a number of years ago: David’s version is […]

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Braised guinea hen (or chicken) with figs from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Braised guinea hen (or chicken) with figs from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was one we’d put off, I guess, because maybe people were all like “where on earth do I get a guinea hen?” (me included). Turns out that a 1.13kg chicken is an excellent stand in for a guinea hen and fits […]

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Parisian gnocchi from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Parisian gnocchi from My Paris Kitchen

Those of us who cooked our way through Dorie Greenspan’s Around my French Table made a version of this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen way back in 2011.  Gnocchi à la Parisienne is basically choux pastry, lightly poached in simmering water, then baked in béchamel sauce. Um, […]

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French Fridays: French Appetizers

Yeah! Summer’s here (right? right? FINALLY!) and that can only mean one thing. Well, maybe two: #roseallday and #lheuredelapéro ! You’ll all know I am a huge fan of l’heure de l’apéro (though I am more likely to serve interesting French chips, cherry tomatoes and mixed nuts than make many items from scratch other than […]

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Plated Molten chocolate cake with salted butter caramel sauce from David Lebovitz's My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Warm chocolate cake with salted butter caramel sauce from My Paris Kitchen

There’s really not much to say about this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen. It’s a warm (molten) chocolate cake served with salted butter caramel sauce. It’s the perfect dinner party dessert because you can make all the components in advance, refrigerating the batter in the ramekins and […]

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French Fridays: Green olive, basil, and almond tapenade from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is a nice twist on a tapenade. Made with green olives, capers, basil, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil and almonds, it’s light and fresh and, while I know that tapenade is typically spread on crackers or small toasts, we used this […]

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