One of the questions I get asked A LOT about blogging is “What do you DO with all that food?” Because, I mean, there’s a LOT of baking and cooking that goes on around here. Ok, maybe a little bit less cooking as I head into the final 5 (!) weeks before the first draft […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a simple shortbread flavoured with rose extract and hibiscus tea. It’s a quick recipe that comes together in minutes and I learned a couple of things about baking shortbread: Dorie’s recipe calls for this to be baked in an 8-inch round pan. All of my […]
This month’s Cookies and Kindness recipe also happens to be one of the picks for Tuesdays with Dorie this month! Some of you may remember that last year, I introduced you to Dorie Greenspan’s latest project, #cookiesandkindness. The aim: To make the world sweeter. The method: Bake/Share/Post This month, she’s chosen a recipe from Dorie’s […]
This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen is a classic – coq au vin. Chicken (or chicken pieces) is braised in wine with bacon, mushrooms, garlic along with a handful of carrots and onion. Pearl onions are added towards the end. It’s a delightful dish that makes your house […]
Many of you know I spent the holidays in France and if you follow me on Instagram, you’ll have seen some of the things that I love about France (scenery AND food!). One of my favourite places to take photos to share is the supermarket because people seem to LOVE seeing the different products available […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is the type of dessert I love for a weeknight. I very rarely eat dessert on a weeknight but sometimes, If I’m headed upstairs for a few more hours’ book writing after dinner, I need a little something to keep me going. If this is […]
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