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Strawberry yoghurt cupcakes with cream cheese frosting for National Cupcake Day

Remember earlier this month when I announced that today, February 27th, is Canada’s fifth National Cupcake Day – raising money for SPCAs and Humane Societies across the country? That’s right –  today is all about cupcakes – and raising money to help animals in need all around Canada. This is my fifth year participating and […]

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French Fridays: Le Croque Monsieur

A croque monsieur is your classic French café food – a sandwich filled with the goodness of béchamel, cheese and ham. It’s one of my favourite meals to enjoy when I’m in France and over the years I’ve enjoyed many versions of this all over France… In fact, I featured a croque monsieur on the […]

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Book review: Sweet & Simple by Christine Lane

One of the questions I get asked A LOT about blogging is “What do you DO with all that food?” Because, I mean, there’s a LOT of baking and cooking that goes on around here. Ok, maybe a little bit less cooking as I head into the final 5 (!) weeks before the first draft […]

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Giveaway: Win a signed copy of Sweet & Simple by Christina Lane (Canada) (CLOSED)

Win a signed copy of Sweet & Simply by Christina Lane (Dessert for Two) Thanks to the fabulous Christina Lane herself (she of Dessert for Two) I have one copy of Sweet & Simple (I wrote about it here) to give away to a lucky Canadian reader. To enter, simply leave a comment on this […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Rose Hibiscus Shortbread Fans

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a simple shortbread flavoured with rose extract and hibiscus tea. It’s a quick recipe that comes together in minutes and I learned a couple of things about baking shortbread: Dorie’s recipe calls for this to be baked in an 8-inch round pan. All of my […]

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French Fridays: Merveilleux from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen was merveilleux – gorgeous meringues sandwiched together with cream, coated in cream and rolled in chocolate. Sounds wonderful, right? I’ve actually been fortunate enough to enjoy merveilleux from Au Merveilleux de Fred several times during trips to Paris and they are, indeed, […]

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