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Jamie Oliver's Chicken chow mein

Kids can cook (you just have to let them!)

See that up there? Chicken chow mein, From scratch. Made by 7-9 year-old boys. In a science lab. In an hour. A series of statements that 3 years ago I would never have imagined I would be writing about. When I started my boys’ cooking club back in Term 2 of 2010, I figured it […]

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Dorie Greenspan Around My French Table French Fridays with Dorie Cheesy Creme Brulees

French Fridays with Dorie: Cheesy crème brûlée

I’ll have to be honest and say that I wasn’t too excited about this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe: Cheesy crème brûlées (p 148). Not that I don’t like cheese but it just sounded odd. A cheesy custard with a cheesy crust on top? Maybe a little too cheesy…  But no matter, trying new […]

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Honey-seared beef with apple parsnip puree and vegetable sauce Almost Famous Chef Recipes Canada

Les petits chefs cook the books: S. Pellegrino Recipes from Almost Famous Chefs

So here we are at the final Petits Chefs session for Term 2, where we’ve been “cooking the books”. I’ve been so thrilled to work with the boys using real recipes this term and I am so happy with the results – if we can do what we do in an hour in the science […]

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Nigella Lawson meatzza from Nigellissima

Les Petits Chefs cook the books: Nigellissima (and a giveaway!)

See that up there? ^^^ Those would be “meatzzas”. A cross between a meatball and a pizza that only Nigella could pull off with class. Well, until Les Petits Chefs got their hands on the recipe, of course When I was flipping through Nigella’s latest book (Nigellissima, (published by Knopf Canada, a division of Random […]

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Baking with Julia Tuesdays with Dorie Boca Negra for Tuesdays with Dorie

Tuesdays with Dorie: Boca Negra

Decadence, thy name is boca negra. Seriously chocolately, this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie/ Baking with Julia pick (p. 253) is one to make when you are expecting friends. Twelve or more of them to be exact. When I read the ingredients – chocolate, sugar, butter, eggs and a 1.5 tablespoons of flour, I thought it […]

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