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Book Review: Eclairs

Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know that I am a huge fan of the éclairs from L’Éclair de Génie in Paris. In “my” little hood there are no fewer than three of the stores in walking distance (danger!). There’s well-documented evidence of my obsession with éclairs in my photo library… I […]

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French Fridays: How to make profiteroles (video)

I don’t think it’s any secret how much I love working with choux pastry… I’ve written about it extensively here on this site… and it’s one of my favourite classes to teach too! I’ve made choux pastry with my cooking club before as well – profiteroles for Christmas,  chouquettes and gougères, just to name a […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Nun’s Beignets

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was one I’d not really been looking forward to, to be honest. Deep fried dough, to put it plainly.  I certainly don’t have a deep-fryer at home and I’m not really a fan of doughnuts or churros (which is what this recipe is). This is  […]

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French Fridays: Souvenirs from France

Many of you know I spent the holidays in France and if you follow me on Instagram, you’ll have seen some of the things that I love about France (scenery AND food!). One of my favourite places to take photos to share is the supermarket because people seem to LOVE seeing the different products available […]

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Les Petits Chefs make gnocchi at The Gallery Grill

This week we were lucky enough to check out beautiful The Gallery Grill at Hart House in The University of Toronto and cook with Chef Suzanne Baby. Over the years, club has been lucky enough to cook with Suzanne four times before – the first time we made choux pastry, the second visit was a […]

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Les Petits Chefs make gougères

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while now, you’ll know how much I love choux pastry! It’s a French classic – great for sweet and savoury applications and one of my favourite adult classes to teach. People love how easy this pastry is to make but even more, they love how impressive it […]

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