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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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Four books for home cooks

It’s been a bumper season for cookbooks this fall, it’s been hard to keep up. SO many excellent titles, where to begin? Today I’m sharing four of my favourite books from this season for the home cooks on your holiday list. Or, you know, you! Jamie Oliver’s Quick and Easy Food There’s so much to […]

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Double chocolate buckwheat banana bread on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Double chocolate buckwheat banana bread (gluten and dairy free!)

This recipe was a happy accident of sorts. A couple of weeks ago it felt like my colleagues could use a pick-me-up after a particularly long and cold week and I wanted it to be a treat that everyone could eat, that I could make with the ingredients I have on hand. If I’m baking […]

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My food hero: my mum

Are you looking for a way to give back to the community this holiday season? How about honouring those who inspire you in the kitchen everyday at the same time. This December, Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) is once again celebrating the food heroes in our lives, and inviting you to do the same. What […]

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French Fridays: Two books for Francophiles

Love France? Have some Francophiles on your holiday list? Here are a couple of books you might be interested in. A Taste of Paris: A history of the Parisian love affair with food by David Downie Curious about the “Parisian love affair with food and wine“? Downie’s A Taste of Paris (one of the tastiest […]

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Les Petits Chefs make chocolates for the holidays

The Petits Chefs were in for a treat this week as I’d lined up the fabulous Kerry Beal (professional chocolatier, aka The Chocolate Doctor) to come and work with them. If you’ve ever wondered how to keep kids focussed during school hours in the month of December, apparently chocolate is the answer! A couple of […]

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Slow cooker mulled wine

This post is produced in partnership with All-Clad Canada Holiday season is officially on us and you’re probably looking for ways to simplify your holiday entertaining, right? We host a couple of holiday open houses every year – one here in Toronto and one in France and both parties feature mulled wine. It’s the perfect […]

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