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Book review: The Only Street in Paris: Life on the rue des Martyrs by Elaine Sciolino

I think we all have an “only street”.  Where everyone feels like family, where everyone knows everyone else’s business. It’s the street  where you can buy everything you need, access any service you could wish for. It’s like a condensed version of your city.  My “only street” here in Toronto is Roncesvalles Ave.  We define […]

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Chocolate melting moments

Melting moments, in our family are biscuits (cookies) that will forever be known as “Pam’s favourites”. You see Pam is my mum and she is a lover of all things sweet – both making and eating them Melting moments were definitely biscuits that she used to make a fair bit when we were little. They […]

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French Fridays: A l’étoile d’or (Paris)

I first learned about Denise Acabo’s famed Paris chocolate store, L’Etoile d’Or from David Lebovitz a couple of years ago when a gas explosion in the basement of the building destroyed the shop.  An extraordinary chocolate shop carrying the likes of Henri Le Roux caramels, Bonnat and Bernachon (the only Paris address to carry the […]

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Les Petits Chefs make a meal from the pantry

The focus for this year’s Food Revolution Day is about sharing the power of cooking, the benefits of cooking from scratch and, ultimately showing people that changing our food choices can make us both healthier and happier.  Instead of one official recipe as there has been in years past, this year, we have a set […]

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The Everyday Baker: Quick to Make

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, it’s a little hard to cover unless you divide it up into chapters!).  This month, we’re looking at “Quick to Make” baked goods. I was a little unsure of what […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Jammer Galette

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is basically a giant version of Dorie’s famous “Jammer” cookie (which I have had the pleasure to enjoy) so I mean what could go wrong? Interestingly, this would have been the perfect recipe to “minify” as I am wont to do but for some reason, I had my heart […]

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