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David Lebovitz browned butter financiers from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Almond cakes with browned butter from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was little browned butter almond cakes aka financiers. These are one of my absolute favourite “goûter” (tea time) snacks (so much so that I have a recipe for them in In the French kitchen with kids) so I’m always happy to […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Hazelnut, Ginger and Olive Oil Cake

I baked this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi in a fog of jetlag as I returned from France and prepared to go back to work after the whole summer off so I am allowing myself some liberties here. I’m REALLY trying to use up all the “bits and pieces” in my […]

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Kirsch babas with pineapple from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Kirsch babas with pineapple from My Paris Kitchen

I made this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen a couple of days before I left for my holidays – it’s a pretty easy baba cake – a small yeasted cake typically served soaked in rum and topped with whipped cream. My favourite version comes from Stohrer in […]

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Swedish Visiting Cake Bars from Dories Cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Swedish Visiting Cake Bars

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was perfect for my entertaining needs this past weekend. Dear friends were driving through Toronto and had made plans to stop to see me around 2pm so I thought what better than to greet them with some baked goods (and rosé, local strawberries and cheese and […]

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Slice of David Lebovitz carrot cake from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Carrot Cake from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s  Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was one I’ve tasted, but not made, before. David’s carrot cake was made for one of my Cookbook Book Club meals back in 2016, by Jan, and I’m glad I’d had her experience making this to guide me. This is a HUGE […]

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Dorie Greenspan Cabin Fever Caramel Banana Bars on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Cabin Fever Caramel Banana Bars

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was definitely more of a cake than a “bar” or “square” and definitely not a cookie. So-named because Dorie baked them up when she was snowed in from a blizzard and was suffering “Cabin Fever”, these “bars” used what she had on hand when she couldn’t […]

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