250 cookies (244 to be exact!). The boys were so proud of their efforts this week. It’s the last week of school and normally clubs are over but I gathered boys from my Petits Chefs and Cooking Basics club to help our Grade 8s out with a project they have taken on as part of […]
Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Les Petits Chefs make Dorie Greenspan’s Stained Glass Cookies
Any Petits Chefs session that starts out with candies in Ziploc bags and rolling pins to crush them is bound to be popular! This week the boys helped me out with my Tuesdays with Dorie assignment. Actually when I saw that one of this month’s recipes was stained glass cookies (we’re allowed to choose which […]
It’s coming…. September is just around the corner and for many people that means Back-to-School. But those three words don’t just strike fear into the hearts of kids (and teachers!) – there are a fair number of parents who are probably not looking forward to all that entails either, namely: making school lunches and getting […]
Today, April 25th, 2015, is the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landing on the shores of Gallipoli. Every year, ANZAC Day is day of remembrance where Australians and New Zealanders honour the memory of those who have served and died in all military operations. This year is particularly meaningful. Though it’s long been associated with […]
Sniff, sniff – it’s one of our last sweet recipes for French Fridays with Dorie. This week’s croquants (p 410) reminded me of some of my earlier attempts at macarons 😉 With just a few ingredients – nuts, egg whites, sugar and a little bit of flour, these were a cinch to make and the […]
Wait, what? Christmas is WHEN? I actually stopped to think about this on the weekend and was shocked to realise that I only have 2.5 days of school left before the winter break. I know, I know, I’ve been baking and cooking holiday recipes here for a while now but honestly, it always feels like […]
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