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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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Dorie Greenspan Cold Chocolate Cremeux, Wine-Poached Cherries and Lots of Crumbs on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Cold Chocolate Crémeux, Wine-Poached Cherries and Lots of Crumbs

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was the perfect dessert for sharing with friends and family here in Southwest France. It’s a decadent dessert with a few different components but none of them are particularly difficult and you can make them all in advance so it’s easy to pull together what […]

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Dorie Greenspan Chocolate thumbprint cookies with jam and chocolate from Dories Cookies on eatlievravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Chocolate-Raspberry Thumbprints

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a super simple recipe for thumbprint cookies (we call them “jam drops” in Australia) and one I’ll remember for the future – because… chocolate! This recipe uses Dorie’s “good for everything” chocolate cookie dough as a base – you scoop it out (definitely a job […]

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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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Duck fat cookies from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Duck Fat Cookies from My Paris Kitchen

The recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was an intriguing use of duck fat. We’ve used this ingredient before, notably in duck fat potatoes, but I’ve never baked a sweet item with duck fat before. These are simple slice and bake cookies that come together pretty easily – note […]

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Dorie Greenspan Cast-Iron Pan Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Cast-Iron Pan Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a big old chocolate chip cookie bar with some dried apricots and coconut, baked in a cast-iron pan. An interesting concept (I’ve baked cakes in cast-iron skillets before but not cookie bars) and one I was not able to minify because I didn’t have a […]

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