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Cook, Create, Connect: The Big Social 2021

This post is produced in partnership with Community Food Centres Canada. The Big Social is back! That’s right – and this year it’s your chance to Cook, Create and Connect! What is The Big Social? The Big Social is a fundraiser where Canadians cook, create, and connect during the month of October to help fight … Read more

Overhead shot of Torta Sbrisolona on a black serving tray.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Torta Sbrisolona from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a really interesting one! Torta Sbrisolona  is a slice, not a cookie and it’s made with almond flour and cornmeal which gives it a really great texture. Dorie says: Translated from the Italian, torta sbrisolona, a traditional cookie that’s been beguiling people since the Renaissance, … Read more

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Cook the Book Fridays: Cowboy Caviar Salad from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and is a bean salad, said to have been served for the first time in 1940. Created by Helen Corbitt, culinary director of Neiman Marcus, it was dubbed “caviar” as a nod to the shape of the (inexpensive) beans … Read more

French Food for Everyone le goûter (after schooll snacks) front cover by Mardi Michels

A little bit about self-publishing

You probably already know –  French Food for Everyone: le goûter (after school snacks) is available for purchase as a Kindle book or a print-on-demand paperback NOW! You can find French Food for Everyone on Amazon and don’t forget that this September and October I’ll be donating $1 per copy sold to Community Food Centres … Read more

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Tuesdays with Dorie: Rousquilles from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is one I’m not sure I’d make again but I’m glad I tried it! Dorie says: I spotted these white-glazed ring cookies (the name means “little wheels”) the first day we were in Barcelona, bought some and then bought them every day thereafter. I’d find them … Read more