This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen is a classic – coq au vin. Chicken (or chicken pieces) is braised in wine with bacon, mushrooms, garlic along with a handful of carrots and onion. Pearl onions are added towards the end. It’s a delightful dish that makes your house […]
About Mardi Michels
This term the Petits Chefs are testing out some of the recipes from my cookbook and this week they were thrilled to hear that we were making something sweet (they know that cooking club is not “just baking desserts” and are so excited when it turns out we are! I made a couple of batches […]
On Monday February 27th 2017, join me in celebrating the fifth annual National Cupcake Day which benefits Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCAs) and Humane Societies across Canada. Originally launched by the RSPCA in New South Wales, Australia, National Cupcake Day began in Canada in 2013, and the initiative has grown across […]
Many of you know I spent the holidays in France and if you follow me on Instagram, you’ll have seen some of the things that I love about France (scenery AND food!). One of my favourite places to take photos to share is the supermarket because people seem to LOVE seeing the different products available […]
It’s Australia Day today and if I were home, I’d have the day off work. Sadly, it’s not the case here (and it’s also definitely not Australia Day-like weather!) but I thought I’d share one of my favourite Australian treats from my childhood here today. Lamingtons. Enjoyed at birthday parties and morning teas and a […]
(these gougères were the very first batch I made back in 2010. I’ve been hooked ever since!) If you read this blog with any regularity you might know that choux pastry is one of my absolute favourite things! So it’s natural that there would be a few choux recipes in the cookbook I am working […]
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