Buckwheat polenta with braised greens from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Buckwheat polenta with braised greens from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s  Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was a perfect lunch for one on a busy weekend recently. I’m a fan of eggs for lunch on the weekend, especially if I haven’t had time to eat a decent breakfast, and this was a nice variation on eggs on toast … Read more

Spaghetti with tomatoes, lemon, feta and arugula on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Spaghetti with tomatoes, lemon, feta and arugula

The focus for this year’s Food Revolution Day was about sharing the power of cooking, the benefits of cooking from scratch and, ultimately showing people that changing our food choices can make us both healthier and happier.  Instead of one official recipe as there has been in years past, this year, we have a set of … Read more

Antipasto wrap with raosted peppers, cream cheese and artichokes on eatlivetravelwrite.com

What’s Cooking? Antipasto wraps

It’s been a hot end of June and start of July for me over here in Europe and I’m all about this month’s Kraft Canada #whatscooking assignment, where we’re looking at recipes that are easy to make and pack for a picnic!  Last week I was in England staying with a friend and it was … Read more

Bacon lettuce and arugula pasta with Hidden Valley ranch dressing and ricotta with panko breadcrumbs on eatlivetravelwrite.com

BLT pasta

When I was invited a while back to participate in the Hidden Valley Ranchify Recipe Challenge – which involved “ranchifying a recipe” using  Hidden Valley Ranch dressing, I knew exactly the combination of ingredients I wanted to use: Bacon, lettuce and tomatoes. But not in a sandwich. Whilst I love the idea of BLT sandwiches … Read more