Éclairs: Easy, Elegant & Modern Recipes

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If you’ve been following social media, you’ve probably seen éclair pictures showing up everywhere. Or you might’ve been part of those long line ups at L’Éclair de Genie which just opened up in Vancouver and is the first boutique in North America.

 

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Recently, I was sent a copy of Éclairs: Easy, Elegant & Modern RecipesThe cookbook is written by Chef Christophe Adam, the owner of the éclair boutique. Chef Christophe’s remarkable career has taken him from three Michelin-starred restaurants in London to Fauchon in Paris to eventually opening his own éclair boutique. So if you are obsessed with his éclairs, you can now learn how to bake your own!

 

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The cookbook is visually beautiful with step by step instructions for 35 recipes.  Many of the recipes look just like the ones sold at the boutique and are easily interchangeable.

 

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The book also provides a list of equipment, along with basic rules and helpful tips to assist both the beginner and the experienced baker. I cannot wait to start baking!

 

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Check out my review of the éclairs at L’Éclair de Genie if you are interested!

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[GIVEAWAY] Lick Your Plate: A Lip-smackin’ Book For Every Home Cook

The Bite Me Sisters, Julie Albert and Lisa Gnat launched their third cookbook on March 29, 2016: Lick Your Plate. The cookbook is available in store at Indigo or online at Indigo.ca and Amazon.ca.

With 160 recipes which are fast, fresh, foolproof and family-friendly, this is perfect for all home cooks.

The photographs are colourful and fun and it feels like you’re having two best friends in the kitchen with you when you read along the recipes! I enjoyed the personal touch in the introductions for sure!

To celebrate the launch, I’ve partnered up with Bite Me More to offer one lucky winner a copy of Lick Your Plate so you can create these amazing dishes at home!

To enter to win one copy of Lick Your Plate, do one of the following:

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Bonus entries: Check out our Instagram post for more ways to enter on Instragram!

Contest entries will be accepted from the time and date of publishing until 11:59 p.m. PST on April 9. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform by which they enter. Only open to residents of the Greater Vancouver area. Good luck!