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mini strawberry tarts from In the French kitchen with kids on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Mini Strawberry Tarts (tartelettes aux fraises)

This week the Petits Chefs made a mini version of one of my favourite recipes from In the French kitchen with kids: Tarte aux Fraises. Over the years, the boys in my clubs have learned that for our one-hour sessions together, minifying recipes is sometimes what’s needed in order to complete  them in the time […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie Dorie Greenspan classic fruit tart on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Classic Fruit Tart

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi – is a classic French dessert and one of my favourites. Sweet shortcrust pastry, crème pâtissière and fresh fruit, sometimes glazed, sometimes just dusted with icing sugar. I mean I love this recipe and dessert so much that there is a strawberry tart recipe in […]

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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 […]

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Nutella éclairs for World Nutella Day

Happy “World Nutella Day″ Originally created by Sara from Ms. Adventures in Italy and Michelle from Bleeding Espresso, World Nutella Day is a day to celebrate, get creative with, and most importantly, eat Nutella.  In 2015, Sara transferred World Nutella® Day to Ferrero (the makers of Nutella®) to help it live on and grow for years to […]

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Dorie Greenspan Bubble Eclairs on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Bubble éclairs

I am a huge fan of choux pastry as evidenced by the amount of posts I have written about them on here… It’s my go-to “Impress your Friends” pastry – simply because it’s so easy to make and it makes a big impression on everyone when you bring them to the table… “You MADE these? […]

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Completed mille feuille at La Cuisine Paris on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Learning to make mille feuille at La Cuisine Paris

It started with butter. A lot of butter… After a few summers of taking classes at La Cuisine Paris, I’m never surprised to see how much butter is used in their baking classes. Because all great pastries begin with butter, right? What is amusing, however, is watching other people’s reactions to the amount of butter […]

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