Chocolate dipped orange peel (Orangettes) on a white plate

Twelve Days of Holiday Treats: Orangettes

Welcome to Day 4 of The Twelve Days of Holiday Treats! Once again, this year, from December 1-12th I’ll post a new holiday treat recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (perfect for this year of smaller gatherings – each recipe makes 1-dozen) that are simple … Read more

Fresh orange cake from Baking Chez Moi for tuesdays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Odile’s Fresh Orange Cake

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe was just what the doctor ordered.  Last week was full of parent-teacher interviews for me and Mr Neil’s been down with the flu for over a week AND it’s tax time all of which mean things were a little glum. It’s nothing that a fresh, light orangey cake can’t … Read more

Tangerine carrot cake from Baking Chez Moi on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Tangerine Carrot Cake

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is the perfect cake to enjoy on a snowy Sunday afternoon with a cup of tea or coffee. It’s simple to make, leaves the house smelling amazing and tastes even better the next day. Win, win and win! This Fluted Tangerine Carrot Cake (p 22) is meant to be … Read more

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Little orange-almond cupcakes for National Cupcake Day 2015!

Remember earlier this month when I announced that today, February 23rd, is Canada’s Third National Cupcake Day – raising money for SPCAs and Humane Societies across the country? That’s right –  today is all about cupcakes – and raising money to help animals in need all around Canada. I’m excited to announce that I am … Read more

Orange jelly cubes and pomegranate caviar on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: (not) Arman’s Caviar in Aspic

So yeah, with just under 5 months’ of  recipes left from Around my French Table for French Fridays with Dorie, we’re into the “bits and pieces” and “odds and ends”. Such as this week’s “Caviar in Aspic”.  Actually it’s caviar ON aspic if we’re being nit-picky.  Dorie’s recipe headnote recounts a fancy passed hors d’oeuvre … Read more