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Devour Madrid: Tapas like a local

Many of you will know that this summer I walked my third stage of the Camino, my first year walking solo. Now, I love me some me time and this trip definitely gave me a lot of that but I did find that one of the most challenging parts about solo travel was meal times. […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Basque Macarons

So, you think you can’t make macarons? Think again – this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is the ORIGINAL macaron that anyone can make! That’s right – the original macaron was not a pretty sandwich cookie, though the basic ingredients (egg whites, almond flour and sugar) are the same. If you […]

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French Fridays: Le Grand Aioli (Garlic mayonnaise with accompaniments) from My Paris Kitchen

I’m not sure what went wrong with my version of this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen. It *should* have been aioli – a simple homemade mayonnaise with loads of garlic and I’ve made mayonnaise before so I didn’t think it would pose a problem. So much so […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Double-Buckwheat Double-Chocolate Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was made with a few mishaps along the way but the results were still delicious! Of these cookies, Dorie says: I doubled up on the two most important ingredients in these cookies, and I even doubled up on how you cra them. There are two kinds […]

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French Fridays: Apricot (kernel) ice cream from My Paris Kitchen

I kind of left it too late to make this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen. I’ll admit that I wasn’t looking forward to the finicky process of removing 50 (or 25 if I halved the recipe) apricot stones from the fruit then smashing them to reveal the […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Hazelnut, Ginger and Olive Oil Cake

I baked this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi in a fog of jetlag as I returned from France and prepared to go back to work after the whole summer off so I am allowing myself some liberties here. I’m REALLY trying to use up all the “bits and pieces” in my […]

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