Curried Chicken, Peppers and Peas en Papillote on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Curried chicken, peppers and peas en papillote

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe is more a reminder of a technique than a “recipe” per se.  Curried chicken, peppers and peas en papillote essentially translates to chicken with a few vegetables and a little curry, all wrapped in a pretty parcel of foil, then baked in the oven.  It’s very easy to … Read more

Roasted peppers from Around my French Table on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Roasted Peppers

So, here’s the thing. I’ve never made roasted red peppers before this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe but I’m now a convert and will definitely be making these for myself again soon.  I’ve kind of always known that they are easy but roasted peppers always seem to lurk in the back of the fridge … Read more

Vegan chili with eggplant for the Food Revolution Ambassador Monthly Challenge July 2014 on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Food Revolution Ambassador monthly challenge for July 2014: A healthy meal on a budget

On Monday, I committed to completing the Food Revolution Ambassador monthly challenges on a more regular basis. Here I am today, with my second challenge of the month (I know, it’s the last day of July but better late than never, right?) – we were charged with creating a healthy recipe for a family of … Read more

Piperade stir fry on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Piperade stir fry

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe is a great example of how a few simple ingredients with a simple preparation can really shine as a dish.  The Pipérade Stir Fry (p 341) is a version of the Basque specialty of pipérade – prepared with onion, green peppers and tomatoes sautéed with piment d’Espelette (and yes, the … Read more

French Fridays with Dorie: Chicken basquaise

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Chicken Basquaise, p 201) was a perfect dish to share with friends a couple of weekends ago when the weather started to turn autumnal.  A slow cooked dish it involves chicken cooked in piperade.  Piper-what???  Piperade is a traditional Basque dish – according to Dorie in the Washington … Read more