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Elle Jauffret

Writer & Fork Handler

Blog posts : "leigh bardugo"

Working as a food writer

I have recently assumed the position of food writer at Curiositales ("the magazine for all things bookish") and people often ask me what being a food writer entails. My work consists in creating and photographing dishes based on the books written by the authors interviewed. Step-by step, it means:…

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Brunch à la Six of Crows

The book: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo. Six outcasts involved in an impossible heist, battling the duality of existence. (YA fantasy)

"Kaz liked the omelet stands where you could choose what you liked to put in them. The man [… ] gave Kaz all the hot chocolate he could drink. His wife [……

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The White Cathedral from The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo

“The White Cathedral was a cavern of alabaster quartz…. Its walls were damp and bloomed with mushrooms, salt lilies, toadstools shaped like stars. It was buried deep beneath Ravka...” SIEGE and STORM by Leigh Bardugo p.427.  “…in the White Cathedral, people were careful not to stray too far from…

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RYEVOST's lamb and fresh bread

"My mouth watered at the smells of roasting lamb and fresh bread, and I treated myself to an apple as I refreshed my supplies of hard cheese and dried meat." S&B (hardcover p. 252)

Roasted lamb steaks with mint (for 4)

2 lamb steaks
2 tsp mustard (Dijon best)
1/4 medium onion (coarsely chopp…

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"Malenchki" dumplings from SHADOW AND BONE (GRISHA Trilogy) by Leigh Bardugo

"Malenchki" dumplings: sweet dumplings served with peaches.
"Ravkan" peasant dish inspired by SHADOW AND BONE by Leigh Bardugo (mud-faced little ghost-looking dumplings served with the last of summer peaches- S&B page 1).

Recipe: 
1 1/2 cup of flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1 teaspoon of…

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