Welcome to the first post in a year-long series examining Abby Dodge’s The Everyday Baker. Each month I will look at one chapter (at over 600 pages, 170 recipes and 1000+ step-by-step photos, its a little too hard to “review” in just one post) in detail, examining the recipes and techniques covered and making a […]
I’m excited to announce the first in a monthly series here on eat. live. travel. write. where I’ll be highlighting a different chapter of The Everyday Baker each month in 2016. Sort of like a year-long book review! If you’re not familiar with this book, it’s a comprehensive resource for anyone who loves to bake, […]
If you live in France, there’s nothing better than an after school snack, straight from the boulangerie. A pain au chocolat or a handful of still-warm chouquettes (choux pastry puffs studded with pearl sugar)… Since we don’t live in France, the next best thing might be an after school snack that you make yourself, right? […]
It’s a 3 for 1 Dorie post today! Firstly, it’s Dorie’s birthday, so head on over to Twitter and Tweet her a birthday wish… Secondly – her new baking book, Baking Chez Moi comes out next Tuesday! Go – preorder it on on Amazon or Amazon Canada or for free worldwide shipping, buy from The […]
If you’re a home baker, you’ll know that baking is often messy. It’s not all clean counters and “here’s one we made earlier” atmosphere that you see on many cooking shows. But many cookbooks don’t acknowledge this, preferring to present baking as a clean past-time where you create perfect iterations of complicated-looking (and sounding!) baked […]
Disclosure: KitchenAid Canada has provided me with product as compensation for my services and posts but all posts represent my own opinion. Those of you who read this blog on a regular basis will know, I have slowly become much more of a baker. Not a conscious decision – in fact had you asked me […]
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