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Provence the Cookbook on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Provence the cookbook

For French Fridays this week, I’m sharing a recently-published cookbook that will help bring a little sunshine to your day (especially important if it’s “feels like 7˚C” this morning just days after it “felt like 36˚C” !!!). Provence, the cookbook focuses on the cuisine of the Provence region, and is written by Caroline Rimbert Craig, […]

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French Fridays: Pain Suisse au Chocolat

Happy French Friday and welcome to another instalment in what looks to be my breakfast pastry series (a couple of weeks ago I shared the recipe for this apricot pastry – soooo good!). Today I’ve got a recipe for a pastry that was my Sunday treat most weekends when I lived in Paris: pain suisse […]

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French Fridays: Buckwheat Crêpes (Galettes de Sarrasin)

Image © Kyla Zanardi My students LOVE to make crêpes (it’s part of a research project I do with my Grade 4s every year) and the boys in my cooking club tested the recipe which appears in In the French kitchen with kids (it really helped me with writing the recipe directions, watching how kids […]

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French Fridays: Oreillettes à l’abricot

It started with a 12km run a few weeks ago in Nérac… Contrary to what you might think, I don’t eat croissants, chocolatines and viennoiseries every day for breakfast when I’m in France. But you can bet that when I’ve knocked out 12km before the market visit, I will be! On that last market visit […]

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Kids making sweet shortcrust pastry from In the French kitchen with kids on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Pâte Sucrée (sweet shortcrust pastry)

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know that pastry and I were not really friends for a number of years. After I got past the fear, though (it’s literally JUST food, nothing to be afraid of) and embraced the idea of “rustic” beauty, I realised that pastry IS easy to make […]

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Plum and almond cream tart on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Plum and almond cream tart

Hello and happy French Friday!  I’m writing this from Dublin where we are spending a couple of days before we head home. It’s been a wonderful summer – much more relaxing (yes, even despite the 200km I walked on the Camino and keeping up my running training) than previous years, which was very welcome! Last […]

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