Close up of Dorie Greenspan's Thanksgiving Bars on a black background

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Thanksgiving Bars

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was one I voted to make because it felt seasonal. Yup – it’s Canadian Thanksgiving THIS WEEKEND (HOW is it already October!?)  and because celebrating looks a little different this year, I’ve been on the lookout for some treats to bake up for neighbours and friends … Read more

Individual serves of No-Bake Mixed Berry Cheesecake Trifle served in a small glass dish

No-Bake Mixed Berry Cheesecake Trifle

It feels like I’ve been cooking up a storm these days… Because I’m running virtual cooking camp 3x week, it means I have to be organised at least a week in advance with recipes, some of which need tweaking or re-testing and a few of which I am still making videos for as part of … Read more

Slice of Mixed Berry Crumble Tart with ice cream

Mixed Berry Crumble Tart

Summer means berries! Every summer, no matter where I am I consume copious amounts of berries – mostly I buy them with the intention of baking with them but instead they get eaten before they make it to the kitchen! Last week I bought some berries which were quite firm and not ideal for eating … Read more

Dorie Greenspan Pistachio and Raspberry Financiers on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Pistachio and Raspberry Financiers

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is a favourite sweet treat – financiers. These little tea cakes are typically made with almond flour although more and more you see them made with different nuts flours – in this case, pistachios. Dorie, like me, uses mini muffin tins to make financiers in, … Read more

Pistachio Berry Slims from Dories Cookies on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Pistachio-Berry Slims

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a variation on old-style macarons (the kind that everyone can make!) – ground nuts, egg whites and sugar.  Dorie says: These are among the most elegant cookies I make. They have the looks of a confection you’d find in a Viennese pastry shop; the texture … Read more