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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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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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Kids working with choux pastry on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Celebration Week #3: The Play-It-Again-Dorie Recipe

Our assignment for this week’s French Fridays with Dorie celebration post was to Choose the recipe from Around my French Table for French Fridays with Dorie that you have made the most often. Or, that you have made a variation of the most. It may not be your favorite or your “AHA recipe” but it’s […]

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Les Petits Chefs make apple galettes

So this week the Petits Chefs were slated to head out on our final field trip for cooking club this year. The boys love a good field trip and were pretty excited. On Monday morning I opened up my email quickly ahead of a super busy day to read our chef was at home sick […]

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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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Vol au vents with creamy leek and mushroom filling on eatlivetravelwrite.com

How to make homemade vol-au-vent shells

Vol au vents. Light flaky puff pastry cases filled with a warm (usually savoury) filling. Ubiquitous on the 70s cocktail circuit. Oh so exotic (at the time). Where have these gone? I remember being able to easily find these at a supermarket but now not so much. You can find them if you search, but […]

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