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Reflecting on my culinary upbringing with TVO’s The Food Chain: Girl Eat World

Ever thought about what/ who shaped the type of cook or eater that you are today? Are your food habits largely influenced by your upbringing/ family or more by the environment in which you grew up? How does cuisine evolve with the movement of people around the planet and given the ease of knowledge transfer […]

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What’s cooking: Lentil and vegetable quesadillas

How on earth is is nearly the end of October?  The days are getting shorter and decidedly chillier – t’is the season for comfort food meals once the cold weather sets in.  Comfort food is often able to be prepared in advance in a slow cooker or in big batches (think chili, bolognese sauce etc..) […]

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French Fridays: Paris walking tours

Over the years, I’ve come to realise that one of my favourite ways to discover a city is to take a guided tour, preferably right at the start of my stay, so I can get my bearings and make notes of places I want to go back to!  “Guided tour” you say? Yes, yes, but […]

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Les Petits Chefs make soufflés at The Gallery Grill

(^^^ not gonna win any photography awards with this picture but *I* love it. Kids figuring out measuring spoons and moving too fast to photograph!) “So guys, here’s your recipe, there are your ingredients and equipment – go for it!” So said Chef Suzanne Baby on Monday afternoon as the Petits Chefs invaded visited her […]

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Mmmmm… mushrooms

We’re big fans of mushrooms around the eat. live. travel. write. household (yes, even Cleo!). When I was little, I always used to think their French name (champignons) sounded SO exotic and I always felt really sophisticated eating and cooking with them!  Nowadays they are a kitchen staple and I’m always on the lookout for […]

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Book review: Everyday Super Food by Jamie Oliver

If you’ve followed me on Instagram over the past month, you’ll have noticed I’ve been cooking up a storm from Jamie Oliver’s latest book Everyday Super Food and loving the results. Everyday Super Food is Jamie’s manifest for a healthier happier life, the “most personal book” he has written by his own admission. Approaching 40, […]

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