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 […]
If you’d told me five years ago to apply to a campaign where I would commit to making, photographing and posting about macarons during the busy holiday season, I would have told you to rethink that plan. But here I am, six years after publishing my first (disastrous) attempt at making macarons on my own […]
Around this time of year everyone’s “to do” lists start to get longer and the days seem to run out of hours faster and faster. Many people are planning their holiday parties or holiday meals with family and friends and ovens seem to be on most of the day. There are cookie exchanges and class […]
This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Sablé Breton galette with berries, pp 464 – 465) is one of those desserts that looks complicated but it actually really simple – my favourite kind 🙂 It starts out with a Breton-style galette – think a giant buttery, salty-sweet shortbread-y cookie. Top it with an easy lemon […]
I’m back with my second post investigating some more of the flavour combinations from the McCormick Flavor Forecast 2012. Last time, I was inspired by the trends presented in the report to create my own flavour combination and ended up with Coconut-chili butternut squash soup, so this time I decided to investigate some of the […]
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