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The Measure of my Powers cover

The Measure of my Powers

Today’s book review is about not judging a book by its cover. I remember the first time I read about Jackie Kai Ellis  and thinking “Wow, she has such a great life!”. Founder of the successful Beaucoup Bakery and The Paris Tours, Jackie seemed to have it all – living between Vancouver and Paris, a […]

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Hard Cooked Eggs with Chervil Mayonnaise from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Hard Cooked Eggs with Chervil Mayonnaise from My Paris Kitchen

Ok, I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t *quite* make this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen. Let me explain – I’ve made David’s quick mayonnaise recipe before when I was searching for a small quantity to make for another recipe (we don’t eat a lot […]

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Adelaide Central Market history on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Adelaide Central Market

Way back in 2009 (!) when I first started blogging, I documented a visit to the Adelaide Central Market in a series of eight blog posts. Excuse the photos – I had literally been blogging for 2 months at the time! I just returned from 2 weeks in Australia, including a few days in Adelaide […]

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

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): pailles

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi this week was more about assembly than actual cooking or baking per se. Pailles (meaning “straws”) are a puff pastry creation, not unlike palmiers where the trick is working with really cold pastry. I used an all-butter puff pastry from President’s Choice and my sheet of […]

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One pot pasta made in Le Creuset Toughened Non Stick Deep Frying Pan with meatballs tomatoes and kale on eatlivetravelwrite.com

One pot spaghetti with sausage meatballs, tomatoes and kale

This post is produced in partnership with Le Creuset Canada You might remember my recent post announcing that Le Creuset Canada has just released an entire new line – Le Creuset Toughened Nonstick Cookware. About the collection: The Toughened Nonstick Cookware line is safe and easy to use. Each piece is constructed through a special […]

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The Paris Effect by Karen Burns on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: The Paris Effect

The book I’m sharing for this week’s French Fridays is one you might want to add to your Spring Break reading list or, if you’re planning that far ahead, perhaps your summer list. I read Karen Burns‘ The Paris Effect in one sitting this past March Break – it’s one of those “I’ll just read […]

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