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A flying visit to Los Angeles

(photo courtesy of the Virgin America website) As you read this, Neil, my mum, dad and I are heading to Death Valley after spending some time in Joshua Tree.  (NB: posts will come soon about the actual road trip!)  We planned this ages ago as a way to meet up with my parents and whilst […]

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Nadège Patisserie (Toronto)

Like the look of those? How about these? If you’re interested in seeing more and reading about a fourth generation French pastry chef who has worked with Pierre Hermé’s right hand man, head on over to Spotlight Toronto to read my profile of Nadège the café/bakery and the person.  I spent a lovely afternoon chatting […]

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Kitchen Bootcamp 3: Salad and dressing

This month’s edition of Kitchen Bootcamp called for us to investigate salads and dressings.  I was really excited about this as one of my goals this summer had been to work on some different dressings.  Unfortunately, as seems to often be the case chez moi, life kinda sorta got in the way and I found […]

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Daring Bakers July: Swiss Roll

I have to admit there was a sharp intake of breath as I checked out the Daring Bakers’ challenge for July.  A “Swiss Swirl Icecream Cake” inspired by this: (photo courtesy of the Taste of Home website) I was kind of half expecting there to be a Jello layer in there somewhere! And weirdly, it […]

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Kids in the Kitchen at Nella Cucina

You all know how much I love cooking with kids, right? Well last week I had the great fortune to spend a day at Nella Cucina’s cooking camp for kids.  Result? Well firstly, I wish I had gone to such wonderful cooking classes when I was little (no, Welsh Rarebit in Home Economics class in […]

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