Individual bakewell tarts on a tray and cooling rack with a blue, red and beige napkin.

Iced Bakewell tartlets

I started thinking about Bakewell Tarts when I saw them recently on The Great Canadian Baking Show. The challenge in the show was to make a full-sized tart and the bakers experienced varying degrees of success. I have to say, whilst a full-sized version of any dessert is always impressive to serve, I MUCH prefer … Read more

mini strawberry tarts from In the French kitchen with kids on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Mini Strawberry Tarts (tartelettes aux fraises)

This week the Petits Chefs made a mini version of one of my favourite recipes from In the French kitchen with kids: Tarte aux Fraises. Over the years, the boys in my clubs have learned that for our one-hour sessions together, minifying recipes is sometimes what’s needed in order to complete  them in the time … Read more

Kids pleating galette dough on eatlivetravelwrite.com

In the French kitchen with kids: Les Petits Chefs perfect mixed berry galettes!

This term the Petits Chefs are testing out some of the recipes from my cookbook and this week, we worked on something that I’ve made many times before with them boys – mini fruit galettes.  Galettes are one of my favourite “go to” items to make “when there’s’s nothing in the fridge“. Galette was my … Read more

Hard to resist blue cheese, ham and pear quiches on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Kids make quiche from My Paris Kitchen (it’s a French #FoodRevolution !)

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen follows a theme that’s close to my heart: “Feed the Future”, the focus of this year’s Food Revolution Day.  Over the past three years, those of us who were working through Around my French Table did our bit by participating virtually in Food Revolution … Read more