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Context Paris: The Chocolate Walk

All right, all right, I’ve been in Paris nearly 2 weeks now and not a single post yet about being here? Well, I’ve been busy eating bonbons and drinking champagne working you know! And you can always follow me on Twitter, Flickr or Instagram to check out what I am up to daily. I have […]

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Good eats in Puebla, Mexico: On the Gastronomic Route

So, I am pretty sure that by now you have realised that my recent trip to Puebla wasn’t just about exploring a relatively untouched-by-tourists archeological site.  Or learning about (and buying) beautiful ceramics.  Or even just about learning how to make authentic mole with Chef Alonso Hernandez.  No, this trip to Puebla coincided with the […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Crunchy ginger-pickled cucumbers

It’s a quick French Fridays with Dorie this week – this was a super easy and fast recipe to make (Crunchy ginger-pickled cucumbers, p 340). And thankfully because even though I have been in Paris (and I know many of you wish you were too!), working at La Cuisine Paris, leading recipe testing sessions (this […]

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Sobeys Moodie Foodie app: match your mood to your food!

Come on, admit it. More often than not, you’re on your way home from work and have no idea what to cook for dinner. You wish Google worked on the subway (it does here in Paris!).  Or, you’re standing in the supermarket wondering what to do about dinner.  Madly Googling recipes, hoping inspiration will come […]

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Travel Tuesday: Cantona archeological site (La Casa del Sol), Mexico

Imagine, an archeological site that in Mexico that isn’t cluttered with tourists. One you don’t have to visit at the crack of dawn to get the pictures with no people in them. Well it exists and I was fortunate to discover it on my recent trip to Puebla.   Though I am a little loathe to […]

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Talavera ceramics in Puebla, Mexico

See that up there? Yeah, the beautiful blue and white ceramic tiles? The ones I WISH I had enough of to tile our being-renovated-as-I-type-this-bathroom (thanks Neil for being there to supervise!)? Well those seemingly ubiquitous “Mexican tiles” are much more unique than I realised – being Talavera pieces.   Talavera is a distinct type of […]

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