Dorie Greenspan Double-Mint Milk Chocolate Mousse and Gelée with mint flowers and sour cream

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Double-Mint Chocolate Mousse and Gelée

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi  was one that I’ve missed somehow as I’ve flipped through the pages of this book over the past 4 years and it’s surprising because I LOVE chocolate and mint (“gelée”? not so much but ok, I’ll try it!). I was particularly excited to make this … Read more

Chocolate terrine with fresh ginger crème anglaise from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Chocolate terrine with fresh ginger crème anglaise from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was one I’d made before a number of years ago using a different recipe. It’s reminiscent of a favorite store-bought dessert I love to eat in France… SO. GOOD. Here’s my version from a number of years ago: David’s version is … Read more

French Fridays with Dorie Dorie Greenspan Top Secret Chocolate Mousse Around my French Table on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Kids make chocolate mousse

Welcome to French Fridays where I’m excited to share another video in the series of kids making dishes from my cookbook (eeep – it’s out NEXT WEEK!). Last year, you might remember that a few of the recipes from the book got mass-tested because the Grade 4 class elected to research French food and culture … Read more

Kids can't resist chocolate orange shortbread from Jamie Oliver Quick and Easy Food on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs bake from Jamie Oliver’s Quick and Easy Food

If you’ve been following me on Instagram lately, you’ll have seen I’ve been cooking up a storm from Jamie Oliver’s latest cookbook, Quick and Easy Food (I reviewed it here). But I haven’t just been cooking at home, I’ve made a few recipes with my Petits Chefs (gnocchi, lemony courgette linguine) too, and my Cooking … Read more

One jar of David Lebovotz salted butter caramel chocolate mousse on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Salted butter caramel-chocolate mousse from My Paris Kitchen

As David himself says about this week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen “There’s not much I can say about this. One bite will leave you just as speechless.“ He’s right. This is, simply put, very very good.. This was the very first recipe I made from the book, back when I first received … Read more