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KitchenAid Canada’s Cook for the Cure and how you can support The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

KitchenAid’s Cook for the Cure This year, as part of Cook for the Cure, KitchenAid Canada is offering food lovers across Canada the chance to work alongside all-star Canadian chefs in a team cooking challenge as part of the first-ever KitchenAid Cook for the Cure Culinary Showdown on December 7th 2013. Hosted by actor Dean […]

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Notre Dame Basilica Montreal on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Discovering Montreal on foot with Montreal Food Tours/ VDM Global

There’s nothing I like better than to discover a city on foot – case in point my many walking tours in Paris this past summer.  Even with a city you know very well, on a walking tour led by a local, you’ll learn something you didn’t know. So when I was invited to Montreal to […]

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Dorie Greenspan compote de pommes on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: Compote de Pommes Two Ways

Fortunately for this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (compote de pommes, two ways, p 392) Neil came home last week with 100 apples from a colleague’s tree. Perfect timing. Compote de pommes is basically apple purée or apple sauce and Dorie’s recipe offers two ways to prepare it – first, prepared the traditional way […]

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Les Petits Chefs cook from “Burma” with Naomi Duguid

I’m always blown away by the generosity of Toronto chefs and food enthusiasts who come out to work with the Petits Chefs and this week we can add “award winning author” to the lineup.  That’s right, Naomi Duguid, just back from a trip to Iran and headed to the Taste Canada awards (where her book […]

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On the way to Chatham Kent on eatlivetravelwrite.com

A taste of Chatham-Kent (Ontario)

I’m always a little hesitant to share foodie discoveries here – you know that feeling of wanting to keep something to yourself – but sometimes you come across something so special that you can’t help but want to share.  Case in point, Chatham-Kent, Ontario. Those of you who live in Ontario might be scratching your […]

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Cookbook Book Club: #dinnerwithMarcella

In late September, the world lost a culinary legend in Marcella Hazan.  Synonymous with Italian cooking, she “changed the way Americans cook Italian food” according to The New York Times who also declare that her impact “is impossible to overstate.”  My good friend Cathy, as a way of remembering the grande dame of Italian cooking, […]

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