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Classic French Lunettes a la confiture cookie recipe on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Lunettes à la confiture

These “lunette” cookies are a classic French goûter (after school) snack. Sadly, the recipe didn’t make the cut for In the French kitchen with kids (though honestly, I could have written a WHOLE book dedicated to the goûter!) but that doesn’t stop me from sharing the one I’ve worked on for a little while now […]

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mini strawberry tarts from In the French kitchen with kids on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Mini Strawberry Tarts (tartelettes aux fraises)

This week the Petits Chefs made a mini version of one of my favourite recipes from In the French kitchen with kids: Tarte aux Fraises. Over the years, the boys in my clubs have learned that for our one-hour sessions together, minifying recipes is sometimes what’s needed in order to complete  them in the time […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie Dorie Greenspan Palmiers from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Palmiers

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was the classic French snack, Palmiers. Made with just a handful of ingredients (puff pastry, sugar and butter), it’s an excellent after-school snack but it works for a little hit of sweetness with an espresso in the afternoon or after dinner. This version is small, […]

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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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