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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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Tuesdays with Dorie Greenspan Honey Blue Cheese Madeleines oneatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Honey-Blue Cheese Madeleines

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was Honey-Blue Cheese Madeleines, a lovely savoury version of a favourite tea cake that’s perfect for l’heure de l’apéro! Dorie says: I’ve always liked the combination of honey with salty, sometimes sharp blue cheeses like Roquefort and Gorgonzola. But I didn’t have the idea to put […]

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Quick and Easy Chocolate Mug Cake recipe on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Quick and easy fudgey chocolate mug cake

This post is produced in partnership with Le Creuset Canada. Have you seen the new Le Creuset colours – Sage – “a new hue that manages to look modern and retro all at once” – and Meringue – “a shade every kitchen craves, a delicate neutral that accentuates any other hue”? Both are very spring-like […]

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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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Dorie Greenspan Toasted Buckwheat and Chopped Chocolate Sablés from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Toasted Buckwheat and Chopped Chocolate Sablés

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was a lovely cross between chocolate chip cookies and shortbread that *felt* slightly healthy because of the buckwheat flour. Dorie’s using an interesting technique of toasting the buckwheat flour gives these even more of a nuttiness than the buckwheat does on its own (hence the […]

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Cook the Book Fridays: Potato Tourte from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and it’s a beauty! Potato Tourte is a double-crusted puff pastry pie filled with thinly sliced potatoes, some herbs and seasonings. Simple ingredients baked to golden perfection and then, just when you think it couldn’t get any better, you […]

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