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Buckwheat crepes with crispy seaweed on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Buckwheat rolls with seaweed butter from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was an interesting once – buckwheat crêpes filled with seaweed butter, rolled and fried in a butter. Um, ok? Now, I’ve been to the Breizh Café of which he speaks in the recipe headnote but to be honest, I’ve never noticed the […]

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Kids make Quick and Easy Food by Jamie Oliver Easy Rustic Gnocchi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs Make Jamie Oliver’s Easy Rustic Gnocchi

This week in cooking club, both Les Petits Chefs and my Cooking Basics boys made Jamie Oliver’s Easy Rustic Gnocchi. Two words I like to see in recipes when cooking with kids – “easy” and “rustic”. Of course, my boys know that Jamie’s easy and quick isn’t necessarily easy and quick in a science lab […]

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Simplest Plum Tart from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Simplest Plum Tart

This week, the Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is one I really wanted to love but I had a few issues with it (I think). I mean, what’s not to love – Dorie’s sweet tart dough, cookie crumbs and slow cooked plums – sounds amazing doesn’t it? And it did TASTE amazing […]

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Welcome to Santo Domingo de la Calzada on the Camino de Santiago on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Walking (part of) the Camino de Santiago: Nájera to Santo Domingo de la Calzada

Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know that this summer, I spent 7 days walking around 120km along the Camino de Santiago, from Logroño to Burgos in Spain. This was the second leg of the Camino that I started in 2016 (if you’re interested, I wrote a Q&A post in response to […]

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French Fridays: The Madeleine Project

This is a challenging review to write without giving away too much of the story, but I guess I can’t just say “This is an amazing, surprising and thoroughly addictive read – go buy it now”, can I? 😉 From the publisher: A young woman moves into a Paris apartment and discovers a storage room […]

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Jamie Oliver Lemony Courgette Linguine on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Jamie Oliver’s Lemony Courgette Linguine

If you have followed me on Instagram over the past couple of weeks, you’ll have noticed I’ve been cooking up a storm from Jamie Oliver’s latest book, Quick and Easy Food. (it’s not out in Canada until October but I ordered the UK version because 1. I’m impatient and 2. It’s metric. ‘Nuff said) A […]

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