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(Sole) meunière for the JC100

This week’s recipe is one that those of us familiar with Julia Child’s life have been waiting for:  Filets of Sole Meuniere, Julia’s first-ever meal in France, from The Way to Cook.  In My Life in France, Julia described the sole as “a morsel of perfection” and “the most exciting meal” of her life.  It […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie: French Strawberry Cake

or… How I didn’t COMPLETELY suck at making a fancy French cake. Just a little bit… This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie – Baking with Julia – recipe, French Strawberry Cake (p 273) was hosted by Sophia of Sophia’s Sweets and Allison of Sleep Love Think Dine.  As soon as I saw this, I knew I would just have […]

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For my dad: Favourite twice-baked potatoes

It’s not Fathers’ Day in Australia today but it is in other countries so I’m dedicating this one to my dad 🙂 I’m sure you all have recipes like this one. The recipes that don’t even have names but which everyone in the family knows – in this case “those potatoes that mum always makes”. […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Lime honey beet salad

It’s a testament to how busy I have been in the past couple of weeks that I can barely remember making, photographing and eating this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Lime Honey Beet Salad, p 121). I have a vague recollection of roasting beets very late one evening and peeling them very early the […]

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Les Petits Chefs visit En Ville Catering for a cook off!

Because, you know, there’s nothing like keeping everyone on their toes until the very last minutes of school, Les Petits Chefs (accompanied by the ever fabulous Ms Stephenson, Ms Carter and Ms Lynch) to En Ville Catering on Monday to participate in a “cook off” 🙂  And they did a mighty fine job, considering it […]

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Book Review: Hazan Family Favorites

Marcella Hazan. When I was growing up even all the way away in Australia, her name was synonymous with “real’ Italian food. She was the queen of Italian cooking. So you can imagine my delight on discovering her son, Giuliano, himself an accomplished cookbook author (and he also offers cooking classes. In Italy) and his […]

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