Here we are. The last dessert I’ll be baking with the French Fridays with Dorie group. What started as a project I said I would take part in “when time permits” in October 2010 became a weekly assignment. Recipes I couldn’t wait to try (mostly). A group of friends. A lot of learning and fun. […]
I’m sorry. This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe was just not a winner with me. When I saw “coconut tapioca” my heart fell. I’m already not a huge fan of rice pudding so tapioca didn’t sound too promising. And then Dorie even admitted that it was the “dreaded dessert” at the school cafeteria when she […]
No, I mean really. You read the title right. Sardine escabeche. Even if you don’t know what escabeche is, if you read this blog on a regular basis, you’ll know that fish is not exactly my favourite food. And especially not fishy fish like sardines. Ew! But this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe – […]
We’re back! For this month’s Cookbook Book Club (my once a month “cooking from the same cookbook” meal with Jan from Family Bites and Jenn from Chocolate Shavings), we welcomed a new member (baby Matthew who was born 2 months ago) and we cooked with recipes the long-awaited first cookbook from Aimée Wimbush-Bourque (of the […]
Eyeballs! That’s what lychees always remind me of! So when this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe rolled around, I knew I wouldn’t include them in the dish. Apart from the texture issue, I just don’t like the taste of them either – too perfume-y. I do, however, like pork and fruit so I figured […]
I was really looking forward to this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe – finally something sweet after many weeks of fishy-ness. Waffles! Yay! Something I don’t eat much (I don’t have a waffle maker so I do tend to order them when I go out for brunch) and something I have only made one […]
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