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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 … Read more

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

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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