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Kids egg washing mini oereillettes aux fruits et chocolat on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make mini oreillettes aux fruits et chocolat (fruit – and chocolate – Danishes)

Remember those ^^^ The Oreillettes aux Fruits I made a few weeks ago? Hmm, well I made them again last weekend at my Le Creuset Canada demo (want to keep up to date about when these take place? Sign up for my newsletter or follow me on Facebook!) and made them even better! “How is […]

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Salted Caramel Macarons Teatime in Paris

Teatime in Paris! (and a recipe for salted-caramel ganache)

I’m very fortunate to have shared numerous teatime treats with Jill Colonna – author of the just-published Teatime in Paris! A walk through easy French pâtisserie recipes. We’ve shared petits fours and hot chocolate at Un Dimanche à Paris… … Mini “kouglof” at Lenôtre… … a Saint Honoré and a Tarte au citron at Pâtisserie […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Vanilla éclairs on Saturday

I was SO excited to see this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe: Vanilla éclairs (p. 473). I love them but have never made them though I have had some success with the choux pastry before, making gougères and profiteroles, twice. Neil and I had people over for dinner last Friday and totally unintentionally, it […]

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Dorie Greenspan orange almond tart on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Orange-almond tart

Once again, this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe required me to face my nemesis – pastry!  I did ok in the past with Dorie’s mustard tart and the chicken b’stilla but I still approached this week with a little trepidation.  The Orange-Almond Tart reminded me of a fancy French dessert (well, I suppose because […]

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Daring Bakers November: Crostata

The 2010 November Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Simona of briciole. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers to make pasta frolla for a crostata. She used her own experience as a source, as well as information from Pellegrino Artusi’s Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well. Ahem. I have a confession […]

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