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 … Read more

Salt cod fritters from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays : Salt cod fritters with tartar sauce from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen  used the leftover salt cod and potato purée from the recipe we made a couple of weeks ago. Well actually some of us had to make an entire new (half) batch of the purée. I had saved some of the original purée … Read more

aperitif hour in Gascony on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: L’heure de l’apéro

If you followed me on Instagram over the summer, you’ll have noticed a trend (well, other than the appearance of lots more frites than usually appear on my feeds!).  Many days, around 6-7pm, a photo of l’heure de l’apéro would pop up. L’heure de what??? Cocktail (apéritif) hour.  The “apéro” as it’s known is the … Read more