French baking. Sound too complicated to attempt? Let alone with your kids? Never fear – it’s actually much easier than you’d think to create gorgeous French desserts at home – with your kids! With March Break coming up next week here, it’s a great time to get in the kitchen with your kids and here […]
In just a few short days it will be St Valentine’s Day. For my latest piece for The Ontario Produce Marketing Association I was tasked with developing a recipe using very seasonally appropriate (although definitely not “seasonal” at least here in Canada!) passion fruit for Produce Made Simple. I absolutely LOVE passion fruit despite not […]
Happy “World Nutella Day″ Originally created by Sara from Ms. Adventures in Italy and Michelle from Bleeding Espresso, World Nutella Day is a day to celebrate, get creative with, and most importantly, eat Nutella. In 2015, Sara transferred World Nutella® Day to Ferrero (the makers of Nutella®) to help it live on and grow for years to […]
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? […]
Those of you who read here often or who follow me on Instagram will already be familiar with my love for l’heure de l’apéro. Cocktail hour in France is serious business. It’s not just a drink with a few peanuts, it’s quite often something a lot more substantial, signaling the bridge between the workday and […]
I am a huge fan of choux pastry as evidenced by the amount of posts I have written about them on here… It’s my go-to “Impress your Friends” pastry – simply because it’s so easy to make and it makes a big impression on everyone when you bring them to the table… “You MADE these? […]
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