Cookbook Book Club is my once a month most months “cooking from the same cookbook” meal with Jan and Jenn, and this month we baked from Edd Kimber’s Pâtisserie made Simple (which I reviewed here). I happen to have made a few recipes already from this gorgeous book – chouquettes, macarons and rough puff pastry […]
Looking at the cover above ^^^ you wouldn’t imagine that it’s a best-selling cookbook, would you? I mean, apart from the word “cuisine” there is no hint whatsoever that it’s a cookbook – at first glance, it looks a little like the “For Dummies” series of books. In fact, it’s a publishing sensation, that sold […]
This post is sponsored by Gay Lea. Those of you who have been reading my blog for a while will know that I teach French at an all-boys school in Toronto. When I tell people that I only teach boys, many wonder what this is like. Many think I am crazy too! I can tell […]
Welcome to the last instalment of The Everyday Baker review (the last one! I spread it out over the course of a year because with over 170 recipes and 600+ pages, it’s a little hard to cover unless you divide it up into chapters!). This month, we’re looking at the final “Fruit Desserts” chapter. I’m […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was one I voted for based on the way I knew I would be feeling after “les fêtes” had finished. You know that in-between time when you are still off from work and there are still Christmas chocolates and treats hanging around? That time when […]
This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen – Omelette aux fines herbes – is one I don’t think I’ve ever actually intentionally looked up a recipe for. I mean, who needs a recipe for an omelette, right? Well interestingly, I’m including one in my kids’ French cookbook (because it […]
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- Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Rose Hibiscus Shortbread Fans
- French Fridays: Merveilleux from My Paris Kitchen
- In the French kitchen with kids: Les Petits Chefs perfect mixed berry galettes!
- Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Sunday in Paris chocolate cake
- French Fridays: In the French kitchen with kids: Les Petits Chefs make crêpes and galettes