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How to make cocoa nib macarons: An experiment. In progress.

Yes it’s true, I am becoming a little braver. After cracking the secret to nearly no-fail macarons (thanks to Stella, aka The Brave Tart), I branched out with some peanut shells last month.  I wasn’t able to master the 100% peanut shell and ended up using some almond flour as well but I was pretty […]

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Les Petits Chefs cook from the Peko Peko cookbook!

For the last Petits Chefs session of the year, I decided to test the recipe I contributed to the Peko Peko Charity Cookbook for Japan: Mushroom and Scallion Tamagoyaki.   In March, when Japan was rocked by the 9.0 earthquake, the food blogging community was fast to react. All across the world, bake sales and other […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Roasted rhubarb

I’m probably going to be banned from the food blogging world for saying this but I am not a fan of rhubarb. My earliest memory of it is “stewed” in ice-cream at my nana’s house and I found it tart and unpalatable, mostly for its mushy texture.  Over the past few weeks, I have seen […]

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Charcutepalooza June: Stuffing sausages!

This month’s Charcutepalooza challenge forced Ethan to move to Toronto just so he could help out And thank goodness because it really does take three people to stuff a sausage. Seriously. Throughout the whole time (hours!) that Ethan, Mr Neil and I were stuffing sausages, we were wondering how we would have done this alone. […]

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Kitchen Bootcamp: Custards

This month’s Kitchen Bootcamp was Custards, Creams and Mousses and I knew right away that I wanted to tackle the Culinary Institute of America’s crème caramel.  This was a dessert that I really enjoyed when my mum would make it for dinner parties when I was little, but I have never managed to make a […]

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