This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen used the leftover salt cod and potato purée from the recipe we made a couple of weeks ago. Well actually some of us had to make an entire new (half) batch of the purée. I had saved some of the original purée […]
Without a doubt, some of the most popular photos on my Instagram when I travel to France are of the different flavoured chips (crisps) I sample. Chips? You ask. Seriously! People seem fascinated with all the interesting flavours. I’m not a big chip eater here in Canada – they are the sort of things that […]
Those of you who read here often or who follow me on Instagram will already be familiar with my love for l’heure de l’apéro. Cocktail hour in France is serious business. It’s not just a drink with a few peanuts, it’s quite often something a lot more substantial, signaling the bridge between the workday and […]
It’s that time of the year when everyone spends much more time outside – whether you’re spending time at a cottage, hiking, camping or simply enjoying a BBQ outdoors or picnicking in the park. Food for outdoor activities needs to be easy to transport so for this month’s Kraft Canada #whatscooking assignment, I’m looking at […]
April. In a teacher’s calendar, it always signals a flurry of activity. Somehow, after the sleepy winter months, life seems to speed up and there don’t seem to be enough hours in the day. I’ve got a lot on the go at the moment, both in school and in my “down time” so I am […]
I am a cereal lover from way back. Cereal is a meal I don’t just eat at breakfast – it’s quite often my dinner if I find myself at home alone and nearly every day around 3pm when I am finished teaching, I find myself snacking on some type of cereal to tide myself over […]
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