Tarte Tropezienne From David Lebovitz My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Tarte Tropézienne from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen – Tarte Tropézienne – is one I’ve made before, for Tuesdays with Dorie (from Baking Chez Moi) back in 2016. It’s basically a giant brioche bun filled with pastry cream (or a variation) and topped with pearl sugar.  I’ve actually tasted … Read more

Brioche ice cream sandwiches from baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Bread and Chocolate Coffee Can Brioche Ice Cream Sandwiches

I have to be honest and admit that I cheated a little (ok, a lot!) making this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi ! The recipe is essentially a fancy ice cream sandwich – made with Dorie’s brioche (uniquely made in coffee cans), homemade ice cream and salted butter caramel sauce. Now, … Read more

Dorie Greenspan Baking Chez Moi Tarte Tropezienne on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Tarte Tropezienne

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is one I’ve wanted to make since I first saw the book – Tarte Tropézienne.  I’ve tasted the original Tarte in Paris (sadly not in Saint Tropez…) – and thought it would be a fun project to work on one day! On the website, it’s described as such:  “the authentic Tarte … Read more

Brioche making class at La Cuisine Paris on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Learning how to make brioche at La Cuisine Paris

Someone asked me last week “Why do you take cooking and baking classes in Paris anyway – I mean don’t you already know how to do a lot of that stuff?”. Well, that’s very flattering to think that someone believes I know how to cook and bake ALL things French but really, as with anything … Read more

Have Praluline, will travel….

aka, this week’s Gastropost mission “Pack your Food”. I first discovered praluline on The Sugar Walk of the Marais which I took as part of my month at La Cuisine Paris.  Billed as “a cultural and culinary tour of Paris’s finest Pastry institutions,” the tour takes place in the trendy Marais area, whose chic diversity has … Read more