Good morning, from France, even! And yes, it’s Friday. So shouldn’t I be posting a recipe from Dorie Greenspan’s Around my French Table? Sadly, after nearly 5 years, that project is over 🙁 We posted our last recipe from the book on May 22nd, then our final post about our experiences last week. So this […]
June. It’s a busy month for teachers. While everyone must think that we all look forward to June and the start of summer, there’s the whole getting through June to negotiate before we can kick back and enjoy the holidays. It always feels like there simply isn’t enough time to fit in all the things […]
Clafoutis (say it with me: kla-foo-tee). It’s one of those dishes I tend to forget about too often. Part custard, part cake, part flan this dish hails from the Limousin region in France and is traditionally made using whole black cherries with their pits still in. A custard is poured around the fruit and baked […]
Massimo Bruno is something of a legend in the Petits Chefs kitchen science lab. I first met Massimo at his “Journey to Puglia” in Toronto and I’ve even managed to score two of my favourite recipes off the man himself – popette d’uova and gnudi. We’ve had some amazing sessions with Massimo where he showed […]
When I was little, I had very strong opinions on what was “fair” and what wasn’t. One of the things I really didn’t think was fair was how other kids were allowed to drink soft drinks (pop) and we were only allowed those on a special occasion (or, when we were sick, we got to […]
Spring! You know it’s really here when items like ramps (wild leeks) and garlic scapes (green garlic) start appearing at your local farmers’ market or in your organic delivery box…. While I try my best to get to my local farmers’ market – at the end of my street every Monday – I do rely […]
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