This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe was a surprising hit in our household. I have to admit that Leeks Vinaigrette with Mimosa (p 111) – a “classic dish” of tender leeks bathed in vinaigrette (made with walnut oil) topped with grated hard-boiled egg (which resembles mimosa flowers, hence the name) – didn’t really sound […]
It’s going to be a short and sweet French Fridays with Dorie this week! When I saw this recipe (Baby Bok Choy, Sugar Snaps and Garlic en Papillote, p 348) coming up, I was happy to be working with some bright spring-like greens but I immediately knew that I just wouldn’t be cooking those “en […]
For some reason, when I was planning this week’s French Fridays with Dorie dish (Quiche Maraîchère, p 158), I wrote “bacon” on my shopping list. Because if you look at the photo in the book, it kinda looks like there is bacon in this quiche. When you actually read the recipe, however (you know, that […]
I don’t know about you but the ridiculously cold weather we’ve been having lately here in Toronto is making me crave comfort food (apologies to those of you who read from Australia – I am guessing you don’t want any comfort food in the middle of summer!). Unfortunately, on the heels of the festive season […]
Disclosure: KitchenAid Canada has provided me with product as compensation for my services and posts but all posts represent my own opinion. Did you know that forty-five percent of Canadians frequently throw away lettuce? Are you part of that group? I am (she says, sheepishly raising her hand). You might remember from my post about […]
Pasta is always a hit with Les Petits Chefs and this week was no exception. A couple of weeks ago, I received a press release about the launch of Stefano Faita’s new book (he of CBC’s In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita show fame) – In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita – and when I […]
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