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Potato, feta and basil tortilla from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Potato, feta and basil tortilla from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was a simple tortilla – a thick Spanish omelette/ frittata, typically served at room temperature. This was an easy one I made when I was in Australia last month for a quick dinner, accompanied with a salad, because I thought it would […]

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David Lebovitz vegetable soup with pesto on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Vegetable soup with basil purée from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was a simple vegetable soup with a basil purée (pistou, like pesto but without the nuts) was one I made a few days before leaving for France and which I lived off for those few days for both lunches and dinner (quick […]

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MInestrone-style pasta salad by Mardi MIchels eatlivetravelwrite.com

Minestrone-style pasta salad

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 […]

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Les Petits Chefs make cavatelli with fresh tomato sauce with Massimo Bruno

Massimo Bruno is something of a legend in the Petits Chefs kitchen science lab.  I first met Massimo at his “Journey to Puglia” in Toronto and  I’ve even managed to score two of my favourite recipes off the man himself – popette d’uova and gnudi. We’ve had some amazing sessions with Massimo where he showed […]

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Dorie Greenspan's Fresh Tuna, Mozzarella and Basil Pizza on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Fresh Tuna, Mozzarella and Basil Pizza

Part pissaladière, part Salade Niçoise and part pizza, this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Fresh Tuna, Mozzarella and Basil Pizza, p166) was a cinch to make and I was excited to find sushi grade tuna at our local fishmonger (not for me, mind you, for Mr Neil – I don’t “do” raw fish) to elevate […]

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paghetti with creamy tomato-lemon sauce on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Spaghetti with creamy tomato-lemon sauce

It only seems fitting that today, as I (attempt to) arrive in Paris for the summer (it’s a long story involving a 14 hour flight delay), that I am posting a recipe over on the Real Women of Philadelphia website for a pasta sauce inspired by another fabulous trip, this time to Italy. When we […]

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