This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe was dubbed “Rice Krispie squares for adults” by my colleagues who tasted them. Essentially a shortbready, crispy biscuity base, topped with a chocolate ganache and then topped with something crunchy – Rice Krispies (that’s Rice Bubbles for you lot Down Under!), caramelized Rice Krispies which I didn’t have time […]
Are you one of those people who watches shows like Chopped Canada and thinks “That would be SO easy!”? Or are you someone who would freeze under the time constraints? I like to think of myself as flexible in the kitchen – I mean, teaching boys to cook real food in under an hour 2x […]
Mmmm – madeleines. One of my favourite French treats and one that I’ve made a few times and written about here on the blog. But I’d never made glazed madeleines until this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe called for it. I’m a big fan, like Dorie, of the glazed madeleines at Blé Sucré in Paris […]
Remember earlier this month when I announced that today, February 23rd, is Canada’s Third National Cupcake Day – raising money for SPCAs and Humane Societies across the country? That’s right – today is all about cupcakes – and raising money to help animals in need all around Canada. I’m excited to announce that I am […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe brought back sweet memories for me. When I was little, my mum used to make a dessert called “Chocolate Catastrophe”. It was a very rich frozen chocolate mousse and I think the catastrophe part was to do with what happens to your waist-line if you eat too much because […]
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 […]
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