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Dorie Greenspan pailles from Baking Chez Moi for Tuesdays with Dorie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): pailles

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi this week was more about assembly than actual cooking or baking per se. Pailles (meaning “straws”) are a puff pastry creation, not unlike palmiers where the trick is working with really cold pastry. I used an all-butter puff pastry from President’s Choice and my sheet of […]

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Easy puff pastry asparagus tart on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Easy asparagus tart

I wasn’t going to blog the recipe for this tart – I came up with it almost on a whim last weekend when we were hosting friends for our first outdoor dinner of the year (stay tuned next week for some tips on that!) and I was looking for a little something extra to serve […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Pithiviers

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi happened to be a perfect fit with the rest of my baking projects (finalising the last few recipes for my book!). Dorie calls a Pithiviers (named after a city in the north of France) one of the “great, forgotten pastries of France, nudged out of […]

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In the French Kitchen with Kids: Les Petits Chefs make palmier cookies

This term the Petits Chefs are testing out some of the recipes from my cookbook (my first draft is due in just over a month!) and it’s been a wonderful way for me to see what these recipes look like in the hands of the book’s eventual target audience. I’ve taken a lot of notes […]

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One slice of Creamy thyme and mushroom tart on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Creamy mushroom and thyme tart

How are your holidays going? Are you tired of cooking yet? Are you tired of eating leftovers? Looking for an easy dish that works for a casual lunch or dinner or even as a party hors d’oeuvre? I’ve just the thing for you today! Earlier this year I shared a recipe over on Mushrooms Canada […]

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Puff pastry goat cheese spirals from The Everyday Baker on eatlivetravelwrite.com

The Everyday Baker: Pastry

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 the “Pastry” chapter. It’s funny you know, just a […]

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