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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Salted Chocolate-Caramel Bars

This month’s Cookies and Kindness recipe is also a Tuesdays with Dorie recipe this month! Some of you may remember last year, I introduced you to Dorie Greenspan’s latest project, #cookiesandkindness. The aim: To make the world sweeter. The method: Bake/Share/Post Goodness knows we can all use a little kindness and sweetness these days and […]

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Macaron Day Toronto 2017!

On March 20, 2017, Toronto pâtisseries will join forces with pâtisseries across the world to celebrate the Jour du Macaron! The Jour du Macaron originated in France (the creation of pastry chef Pierre Hermé) and is celebrated every March 20th.  Now, events take place all over the world including in Toronto, thanks to patisserie owner […]

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French Fridays: Caramel pork ribs from My Paris Kitchen

(short and sweet this week as I wrap up a photoshoot for the cookbook in Lyon and head home on the weekend to finish the first draft of the manuscript!) This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen is an easy one-pot ribs recipe. But not just any ribs, you […]

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How to make crêpes (video)

Last term the Petits Chefs tested some from my cookbook which was a fabulous experience for me (and a delicious one for them!).  Watching kids make a dish and seeing how they react to instructions/ recipe directions was extremely useful for me in terms of figuring out how to explain simple instructions – it’s often […]

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Cookbook Book Club: Diana Henry’s “Simple”

Cookbook Book Club  is my once a month most months “cooking from the same cookbook” meal with Jan and  Jenn, and this month we cooked from Diana Henry’s Simple: Effortless food, big flavours.  We’re all super busy at the moment and the horrible winter weather had us craving a simple, flavourful meal. I’m loving this […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Pithiviers

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi happened to be a perfect fit with the rest of my baking projects (finalising the last few recipes for my book!). Dorie calls a Pithiviers (named after a city in the north of France) one of the “great, forgotten pastries of France, nudged out of […]

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