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Tuesdays with Dorie Greenspan Old Bay Pretzel and Cheese Cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Old Bay Pretzel-and-Cheese Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a fun little savoury cookie that is perfect for apéritif hour. Dorie says: For years, I wanted to make a cookie that would go with beer. From the start, I knew I wanted it to have pretzels and some cheese. I worked on the cookie […]

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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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Comte wafers from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Comté and Ham Wafers from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was a lovely little cocktail cookie which i served at our Shine For Shelterbox charity fundraiser last week. I left out the ham to make them vegetarian and used a sharp Manchego cheese (I did have comte but I ate it […]

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Gougeres baked from In the French kitchen with kids on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make gougères from In the French kitchen with kids

We’re back! The Petits Chefs are back for the term! We had a huge amount of boys sign up (many many more than I can accommodate) which is heartening and hard at the same time. SO happy so many boys are interested in learning to cook, it’s hard because I can’t take everyone at the […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie Dorie Greenspan Rosemary Parmesan Cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Rosemary-Parm Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a timely one as I was headed to an apéritif at a friend’s house earlier in the week and was looking for something to bring – crispy, flaky cheesy cookies flecked with rosemary sounded perfect! Dorie says: It’s hard to decide what’s best about this […]

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David Lebovitz olive tapenade on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Black Olive Tapenade from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s  Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was another reminder of how simple things like tapenade are to make from scratch – and had me scratching my head as to why I don’t do it more often! The thing about tapenade is that if I’m using it in a […]

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