This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is basically a giant version of Dorie’s famous “Jammer” cookie (which I have had the pleasure to enjoy) so I mean what could go wrong? Interestingly, this would have been the perfect recipe to “minify” as I am wont to do but for some reason, I had my heart […]
When I travel in France, one of the souvenirs I unfailingly haul home is cooking magazines. I don’t buy or subscribe to that many these days but I love to see what’s happening on the French culinary scene. On my recent trip, as soon as I saw this feature in Marmiton showing how to make […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is a take on one of my favourite French treats – financiers. Financiers are small cakes, very similar to sponge cakes but contain almond flour and are made with beurre noisette. Typically, they are are baked in small rectangular molds (the name financier is said to come from this […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe was just what the doctor ordered. Last week was full of parent-teacher interviews for me and Mr Neil’s been down with the flu for over a week AND it’s tax time all of which mean things were a little glum. It’s nothing that a fresh, light orangey cake can’t […]
Remember earlier this month when I announced that today, February 29th, is Canada’s fourth 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 thrilled to announce that I have […]
Raise your hand if, at the back of your kitchen cupboards, you have a stash of little glass yoghurt pots that you carried back from France. Uh huh. I thought so. For the past decade or so, I’ve been to France at least once a year and on every trip, my first grocery haul from […]
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