What is “Canadian food” anyway? So often I hear this question and too often the answer is a little muddled. Of course you might hear people say “Poutine” “Maple Syrup” ,”Peameal Bacon” or “Butter tarts” just to name a few but there really is so much more to Canadian cuisine than a handful of dishes. […]
For this month’s instalment of Cookbook Book Club (my once a month most months “cooking from the same cookbook” meal with Jan and Jenn), we changed things up a little. Jenn wasn’t able to make it at the last minute but we had a very worthy stand-in – the author of the book we were […]
Win a copy of Homegrown Thanks to Whitecap Books, I have one copy of Homegrown (I wrote about it here) to give away to one lucky Canadian reader! How to enter: There are 2 ways to enter (maximum of two entries per person for the duration of the contest). 1. Leave me a comment on this […]
See those up there ^^^ “Best butter tarts ever.” Or so said all the adults who got to try them this week. And not just any adults, some serious butter tart aficionados, apparently, as there was an animated discussion about nuts vs. no nuts, raisins or no raisins etc… and then a whole other discussion […]
Ever since Mairlyn Smith first came to work with Les Petits Chefs, I knew we were kindred spirits. None the least because we both agree on the importance of eating breakfast. I live with someone (that would be you, Mr Neil), who isn’t a fan of breakfast – he would start the day fuelled with […]
This was “one of those weeks”. You know. When you heap a lot on your plate at the buffet and sometimes a little bit falls off on your way back to the table. Or in this case, doesn’t make it onto the plate at all. This week’s Petits Chefs adventure was a lesson in improvisation […]
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