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Cookbook Book Club: Dessert with Edd Kimber

Cookbook Book Club  is my once a month most months “cooking from the same cookbook” meal with Jan and  Jenn, and this month we baked from Edd Kimber’s Pâtisserie made Simple (which I reviewed here). I happen to have made a few recipes already from this gorgeous book – chouquettes, macarons and rough puff pastry … Read more

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French Fridays: Homemade croissants

Here’s something exciting for French Fridays: over the coming months, I’ve committed myself to learning how to make some French classics at home. Oh, sure, I’ve worked my way through Dorie Greenspan’s Around my French Table and I’m currently working through her Baking Chez Moi and David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen, but there are a … Read more

Edd Kimber Chouquettes on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: French baking with kids

UPDATE: for the ultimate baking with kids resource, how about picking up a copy of my book, In the French kitchen with kids? Click here for info and order details! French baking. Sound too complicated to attempt? Let alone with your kids? Never fear – it’s actually much easier than you’d think to create gorgeous … Read more

Edd Kimber Chouquettes on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make chouquettes from Pâtisserie made Simple

If you live in France, there’s nothing better than an after school snack, straight from the boulangerie. A pain au chocolat or a handful of still-warm chouquettes (choux pastry puffs studded with pearl sugar)… Since we don’t live in France, the next best thing might be an after school snack that you make yourself, right? … Read more