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Basque Macarons from Dorie Greenspan Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Basque Macarons

So, you think you can’t make macarons? Think again – this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is the ORIGINAL macaron that anyone can make! That’s right – the original macaron was not a pretty sandwich cookie, though the basic ingredients (egg whites, almond flour and sugar) are the same. If you […]

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Kids topping macarons at Nadege in Toronto on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs visit Nadège

It’s a GREAT Monday in cooking club when you get to have a macaron masterclass with Nadège! For those of you not familiar with the Toronto food scene, Nadège Nourian is the chef and owner of Nadège Patisserie. She was born in Lyon, France, and is a fourth generation pastry chef. She’s worked alongside Meilleur […]

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Macaron Day Toronto 2017!

On March 20, 2017, Toronto pâtisseries will join forces with pâtisseries across the world to celebrate the Jour du Macaron! The Jour du Macaron originated in France (the creation of pastry chef Pierre Hermé) and is celebrated every March 20th.  Now, events take place all over the world including in Toronto, thanks to patisserie owner […]

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Chocolate thumbprint cookies from Abby Dodge The Everyday Baker on eatlivetravelwrite.com

The Everyday Baker: Cookies

Welcome to this month’s instalment of The Everyday Baker review (I’m spreading it out over the course of a year because with over 170 recipes and 600+ pages, it’s a little hard to cover unless you divide it up into chapters!). This month, we’re looking at “Cookies”. Because you can’t have a baking book bible […]

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Macarons de St Emilion in a box on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Macarons de Saint-Emilion

The village of St Emilion in the Gironde department in Aquitaine is perhaps best associated with wine but did you know it’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site? Criterion (iii): The Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion is an outstanding example of an historic vineyard landscape that has survived intact and in activity to the present day. Criterion […]

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Egg macarons with cream cheese lemon curd filling on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Making macarons, (always) a work in progress

If you’d told me five years ago to apply to a campaign where I would commit to making, photographing and posting about macarons during the busy holiday season, I would have told you to rethink that plan. But here I am, six years after publishing my first (disastrous) attempt at making macarons on my own […]

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