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So, I’m writing a cookbook!

This post has been months in the making. Literally. Those of you who know me in real life will know that patience is not one of my strong points and that I am terrible at keeping secrets so you’ll understand the enormity of this! So here goes, here are some words I never imagined I’d […]

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French Fridays: Buckwheat polenta with braised greens from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s  Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was a perfect lunch for one on a busy weekend recently. I’m a fan of eggs for lunch on the weekend, especially if I haven’t had time to eat a decent breakfast, and this was a nice variation on eggs on toast […]

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Book Review: Kid Chef Bakes

There’s nothing I love more than teaching kids to cook and I’m always on the lookout for recipes and books I can recommend to my students and their parents which is why I’m thrilled to be writing about a fabulous new cookbook for aspiring bakers – Kid Chef Bakes!  Authored by Lisa Huff of Snappy […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Brown Sugar Tartlets

The Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi for this week is a simple sweet tart crust filled with a brown sugar custard filling – not unlike a pecan pie though, curiously Dorie adds bacon to this one for a sweet and salty version. I halved the sweet tart dough recipe and made two […]

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Mushroom Ragù

Originally posted on Mushrooms Canada It’s finally starting to feel like winter in Toronto and there’s nothing I love more on a chilly evening than a big bowl of comfort food. Trouble is, comfort food can sometimes heavy, so today, I’ve got a favourite comfort food dish for you – re-imagined and lightened with added […]

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French Fridays: Market Day in Vic-Fezensac

Last summer I had the pleasure of visiting the lovely town of Vic-Fezensac in the neighbouring (to the Lot-et-Garonne where Nérac is located) Gers department on market day. Eleanor, my good friend from VivreinFrance who runs market cooking classes (a visit to the market and a cooking class, all en français) invited me to tag […]

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Les Petits Chefs make dumplings with Vanessa Yeung

I was thrilled to welcome  Vanessa Yeung back to work with the boys this week. She has come to teach the boys twelve times before (she’s a legend!) and is known in Petits Chefs circles  for her amazing dumplings (actually she’s known all around Toronto for those – her stands at food events consistently sell […]

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