Goat Cheese Bites from Baking with Dorie on a white plate with wine glasses in the background.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Goat Cheese Bites from Baking with Dorie

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is Blue Cheese Bites from Dorie Greenspan’s Baking with Dorie. Basically, a savoury mini-muffin made with olive oil instead of butter and blue cheese with some dried fruit, the batter for these comes together very quickly and then hangs out for a couple of hours in the fridge before … Read more

A tray of Dorie Greenspan's Portofignos on parchment paper.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Portofignos from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is an interesting combination of flavours – port wine and figs with toasted walnuts in a flaky buttery chocolate cookies. Dorie tells us that Portofignos were created by Maureen Dudgeon for the Fonseca Bin 27 Cookie Rumble Contest where the idea was to create cookies using … Read more

Braised guinea hen (or chicken) with figs from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Braised guinea hen (or chicken) with figs from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was one we’d put off, I guess, because maybe people were all like “where on earth do I get a guinea hen?” (me included). Turns out that a 1.13kg chicken is an excellent stand in for a guinea hen and fits … Read more

Tuesdays with Dorie Baking with Julia raspberry and fig crostata on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie: Raspberry-Fig Crostata

Well now. A lattice tart for this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie (Raspberry-Fig Crostata, page 374)? A pastry made with almond flour and sesame seeds? Both sounded a little challenging considering I haven’t baked (well, properly baked following a recipe) for a while now. But I just put on my pastry head, channelled my inner Kate … Read more