Jamie Oliver knows how to get kids excited about food. The official Food Revolution Day recipes this year prove that. There are so many great looking dishes that I had a hard time choosing what to make with the boys this week in both Les Petits Chefs and Cooking Basics blubs as a nod to […]
Massimo Bruno is a bit of legend amongst the Petits Chefs alum – to the point where a bunch of them paused in their tracks the other day when they realised that Massimo was “in the house” and making pizza. I saw more than a few wistful looks from boys who are no longer in […]
Getting kids cooking and eating “real food” and food education is something I am passionate about. From my work with Les Petits Chefs and Cooking Basics – the after school cooking clubs I have been running for a few years now… … to my volunteer work as a Food Revolution Day Ambassador for Toronto… getting […]
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – my Petits Chefs are lucky lucky guys! This week we had the pleasure of accepting Executive Chef David Arseneau’s invitation to cook with him (again!) at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel. Last time we visited, we cooked in the dining room overlooking the baseball field […]
If you read my blog way back in 2011, you might remember that Neil and I took part in Charcutepalooza – a group of bloggers working their way through Michael Ruhlman’s “Charcuterie” book. You might remember that time I tried to grind meat without the blade in the meat grinder. Or the sausage stuffing extravaganza. […]
Regular readers of this blog will know that I recently reviewed Sarah Elton’s latest book “Starting from Scratch” and I loved it. Ostensibly a book for teaching kids about food, it covers a variety of different aspects of food education. It’s the essential book for a curious kid but one which offers adults a whole […]
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