This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is a nice twist on a tapenade. Made with green olives, capers, basil, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil and almonds, it’s light and fresh and, while I know that tapenade is typically spread on crackers or small toasts, we used this […]
This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was another reminder of how simple things like tapenade are to make from scratch – and had me scratching my head as to why I don’t do it more often! The thing about tapenade is that if I’m using it in a […]
This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen is like a very thin savoury biscotti-type cracker with almonds called a “croquet” in French that reminds me a lot of my favourite Raincoast Crisps. It’s an interesting recipe, containing just flour (whole wheat and plain), a touch of sugar, some Herbes […]
This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen – Artichoke Tapenade (with Rosemary Oil) was the simplest “recipe” I’ve made in a while. It’s the sort of thing that is great to have up your sleeve when unexpected guests drop in because it’s made from ingredients you probably already have in your […]
It’s been a bit of a crazy week here – school (finally) ended on Wednesday and I spent yesterday tidying my office so I can start to lay out my clothes and things to pack (we leave on Saturday so I still have some time. Right?!). In the midst of all that, I made this […]
*Olive image from Shutterstock Today I’m sharing something a little different for this week’s “Summer Reads“. Not a cookbook (although there are recipes) and not a memoir (although it has elements of a memoir), it’s the story of Canadian rower, cyclist and explorer Julie Angus’ sailing journey around the Mediterranean on a quest to learn […]
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