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Ratatouille for the JC100

Summertime….. and the living is easy… as they say. Except that here in Paris, it’s barely been summer-like weather. But no matter, this week’s JC100 recipe – Ratatouille – was perfect for those of us cooking in cooler conditions than those of you sweltering back home on the east coast. Ratatouille can be comfort food […]

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Sobeys Moodie Foodie app: match your mood to your food!

Come on, admit it. More often than not, you’re on your way home from work and have no idea what to cook for dinner. You wish Google worked on the subway (it does here in Paris!).  Or, you’re standing in the supermarket wondering what to do about dinner.  Madly Googling recipes, hoping inspiration will come […]

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For my dad: Favourite twice-baked potatoes

It’s not Fathers’ Day in Australia today but it is in other countries so I’m dedicating this one to my dad I’m sure you all have recipes like this one. The recipes that don’t even have names but which everyone in the family knows – in this case “those potatoes that mum always makes”. When […]

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Tarte flambée, Flammekueche, Flammkuchen

In French, it’s known as tarte flambée, in Alsatian it’s flammekueche, in German flammkuchen. Whatever you call it, it’s mouthwateringly good and we enjoyed a number of these last summer when we spent a week in Colmar in Alsace. Basically, it’s a VERY thin crust pizza topped with lardons (bacon strips), white onions and a […]

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Mead – not just from the olden days

When I hear the word “mead” I immediately have thoughts of the “olden days” and warriors downing huge mugs of the stuff before they go off to battle.  I did a little research to see if in fact, I was correct and found a fascinating history of mead on the Medovina website.  Below is a […]

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