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Les Petits Chefs make cheese blintzes with Adell Shneer

Adell Shneer is amazing. Not only does she have the patience to cook with little boys using only rudimentary equipment in a science lab but she does it all with good humour and a smile on her face.  This is her third visit with Les Petits Chefs (you can read about her first visit here […]

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In search of the ultimate chocolate chip cookie

It’s the last week of May. Soon to be June. There are (yikes! only) two full weeks left of school. And oh so much to get done. Plays to put on, music videos to film and edit, stories to write (for the boys). Oh, and reports to write (for the teachers).  So this month’s Kitchen […]

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Silent Sunday: Coq au vin for the JC100

* Culinary icon Julia Child would have turned 100 years old on August 15th of this year. To honor her, the folks at YC Media and Random House/  Alfred A. Knopf are launching the JC100:  an international campaign involving restaurants, chefs, bookstores, and bloggers, all celebrating Julia and her legacy. Their goal is to raise one million voices in tribute to Julia, and I […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Lyonnaise garlic and herb cheese

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe – Lyonnaise Garlic and Herb Cheese – aka Boursin’s mama – (p 20) was one I had been looking forward to. I love Boursin so the idea of making my own was pretty darned appealing.  This version – cervelle de canut (or silk weavers’ brains) is part dip, […]

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Food Revolution Day 2012 at The Kitchen Studio (Toronto)

Leading up to Food Revolution Day on Saturday, May 19th, it was a big week for “passing it on” for me. First, I led a cooking class where 20 boys taught their parents how to cook a Jamie Oliver dish from scratch (with a LOT of help from friends and colleagues). Then I had the […]

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Les Petits Chefs make “Temptation Plantain” with Chef Rossy Earle

It was a big week for Les Petits Chefs last week – not only did they teach their parents how to make chicken tikka masala from scratch for Food Revolution Day but they also had regular cooking club.  With a guest chef, to boot – Chef Rossy Earle.  The boys have already had the chance […]

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