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French Fridays: Les Petits Chefs make Mini Galettes “Crumble aux Pommes”

Ok, that looks good, huh? Sure but how about this? Yes! Cooking club is back… virtually! After last term when I ran two very successful online cooking clubs for my students each week from April – June then 7 weeks of cooking camp in the summer, adding some online public cooking classes too, school is […]

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The Big Social (Distance Edition) 2020: Share Food, Change Lives

Craving connection and community these days? Missing the kind of social gatherings you used to host and attend from “before times”? I think many of us are.  And while we can’t quite get together like in pre-pandemic times, it IS possible to socialise still (though it might look different) and the good news is that […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Popcorn Streusel Tops

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a strange one indeed – involving corn kernels in a shortbread-y type cookie (containing cornmeal) with popcorn and streusel on top. Uh, right… Sounds like a lot going on… Dorie explains that a version of this cookie was originally made for Beurre & Sel events […]

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Cook the Book Fridays: So-Good Miso Corn from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and was a great recipe to use up some of the fabulous corn that’s around right now! Basically it’s (ideally) fresh corn kernels cooked in a skillet until slightly charred with some miso paste and butter. Dorie adds za’atar […]

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The British Baking Book (Oats in the North, Wheat from the South)

I’m so excited to introduce you to a book that has so much appeal for so many people (not just bakers!) – Regula Ysewijn (aka Miss Foodwise)’s The British Baking Book (original title: Oats in the North, Wheat from the South): The History of British Baking, Savory and Sweet releases today in North America and […]

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French Fridays: The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux

Today’s French Friday pick is the debut fictional novel from Samantha Vérant (Seven Letters from Paris and How to Make a French Family) and it’s the perfect pick as we slide into a long weekend and try to forget everything that’s going on (and the anxiety of back-to-school season!). The Secret French Recipes of Sophie […]

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