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Archive | June, 2010

Hay Hay it’s Donna Day – Pea and Mint Soup

[donotprint] This month’s Hay Hay it’s Donna Day event was hosted by Giulia from Juls Kitchen.  She chose Donna’s Pea and Mint soup, a recipe which, ironically I made a version of quite recently with Les Petits Chefs. I followed Donna’s recipe nearly to a “T”, however I left the red potatoes I used unpeeled […]

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Bon Appétit – RSVP Redux (June and July)

The ever-fabulous Barb of Vino Luci Style (who is also my friend and my web designer!) recently began to highlight recipes from Bon Appétit’s RSVP section.  When I saw her gorgeous Blueberry Cornmeal Cake from the May issue, I knew that I wanted to join in the fun too. For those who don’t know, the […]

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Daring Bakers June – Pavlova

[donotprint] The June 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Dawn of Doable and Delicious. Dawn challenged the Daring Bakers’ to make Chocolate Pavlovas and Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse. The challenge recipe is based on a recipe from the book Chocolate Epiphany by Francois Payard. I was pretty excited to see the word “pavlova” in the […]

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President’s Choice – insider info!

We all know how much the ELTW household loves the president, right? No, no, not THAT President – President’s Choice Products.  And so do a lot of our friends, as you can see from our annual party post from last December! As PC products are one of the few packaged brands I get really excited […]

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1000 Tastes of Toronto

Last Saturday and Sunday, Queens Park in Toronto played host to the President’s Choice 1000 Tastes of Toronto, part of the Luminato Festival. According to the website, “Toronto is justly renowned for the cultural diversity of its cuisine” and 1000 Tastes would offer “a unique opportunity to sample some of the very best gourmet delicacies […]

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Guu Izakaya (Toronto)

I’ve now dined with the lovely Andrea from High/Low Food/Drink in three different cities – San Francisco (when we first met at the Foodbuzz Festival), New York (where she lives now) and now Toronto (her home town).  The stars aligned to make her visit to Toronto coincide with Conor’s and we planned this meal by […]

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