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Kids making dipped Oreos and chocolates for the holidays with Kerry Beal on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make chocolates for the holidays with Kerry Beal (the Chocolate Doctor)!

The Petits Chefs were in for a treat this week as I’d lined up the wonderful Kerry Beal (professional chocolatier, The Chocolate Doctor) to come and work with them again. As with the last time she came to visit, I realised the secret to keeping kids focussed in the last few weeks of school is […]

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Dorie Greenspan Gâteau Basque Fantasie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Gâteau Basque Fantasie

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was a one I was intrigued by. I mean, I love a good Gâteau Basque but wasn’t sure about the whole idea of filling it with dried fruits and nuts – I mean, why mess with a perfectly good dessert, right? The traditional filling is […]

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Kids’ cookbooks for the holidays

It’s been a bumper fall for new cookbook releases and I’ve got a whole lot of posts coming up highlighting some of my favourites.  Today I’m excited to share two excellent books for the budding chefs on your holiday list (alongside, you know, this one 😉 ) The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs You know […]

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French Fridays: Three books for Francophiles for the holidays

Who doesn’t love Fall cookbook release season? This one was particularly bountiful – there were SO many great titles that came out and and my living room coffee table AND my dining room table are both groaning under the weight of all my new books that I am slowly making my way through – easier […]

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Kids tasting Chouquettes from In the French kitchen with kids on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make gougères and chouquettes

This week I was invited to my school’s holiday market cocktail party to sell and sign copies of In the French kitchen with kids so, of course, I put the Petits Chefs to work making some snacks for everyone to enjoy (and sent some home for the boys as well!). I chose something I knew […]

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Dorie Greenspan Cranberry Five-Spice Cookies from Dorie's Cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Cranberry Five-Spice Cookies

I made just a half batch of this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies because it’s beginning to look a lot like, well, you know…. in my kitchen these days and the last thing we need is cookies sitting around to tempt us 😉 These went straight to school but I did taste […]

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