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In the French kitchen with kids – an update!

As In the French kitchen with kids has made its way out into the world, I’ve been so excited to see people cooking up a storm from the book and sharing their creations – check out Instagram and the #intheFrenchkitchenwithkids hashtag to see all the action! Watch me, listen to me and read all about […]

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Dorie Greenspan's macaron biscotti in a small blue bowl

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Macaron Biscotti

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi  was one we chose specifically to pair with the previous offering this month – Parisian macarons. After I baked, I snuck a few mismatched shells off the tray with this recipe in mind. It’s not something I’ve ever heard of before, to be honest – […]

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Salted Caramel Apple Crumble plated and served with ice cream

Salted caramel apple crumble

What to do with a glut of apples (neighbour went apple picking with her grandchildren and each child wanted their own bag – what are you going to do?) and you don’t have much time to spend baking? Whip up a crumble, that’s what! But not just any crumble – a Salted Caramel Apple Crumble […]

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Dorie Greenspan Bean and tortilla soup in a blue bowl

Cook the Book Fridays: Bean and tortilla soup

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and it’s a version of a soup I make quite often that does well at using up bits and pieces in the fridge/ pantry. It’s a simple soup with lots of flavour thanks to cumin, chile powder, adobe sauce […]

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Single Dorie Greenspan Honey and Tea Jammer on a black background

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Honey and Tea Jammers

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was “a softish sablé flavored with honey, vanilla and crushed black tea.” Dorie uses strawberry jam in the centres but also suggests using “a bit of rose extract or a splash of kirsch, Framboise or Chambord“. The crunch is provided by Dorie’s “use-it-for-everything” streusel. Now I’ve […]

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Curried coconut carrot and pumpkin soup in a bowl on a blue and white napkin

Curried coconut carrot and pumpkin soup

A quick little post today to share a winner of a soup I came up with last week… What do you do when you’ve got some leftover pumpkin purée and a load of carrots you forgot to roast? Make soup! It’s definitely soup weather here in Toronto and there’s nothing better on a chilly night […]

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A stack of Dorie Greenspan's Parisian Macarons on a white plate with autumn leaves in the background

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Parisian Macarons

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi  was one I guess folks have been putting off since it’s our THIRD LAST RECIPE (we started baking through this book in 2014!). Macarons intimidate a lot of people (and, indeed, Dorie’s recipe is LONG at first glance, although none of the steps are particularly […]

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