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Five things I learned about life from Mairlyn Smith’s Peace, Love and Fibre.

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. It’s a given that you’re going to learn a lot about fibre and how to incorporate it in your diet so you lead a long and healthy life in Mairlyn Smith’s latest book, Peace, Love & Fibre, […]

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Cook the Book Fridays: Mushroom-bacon galette from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and it’s a beauty – a tart dough made into a galette filled with leeks, mushrooms and bacon. I mean – how do you go wrong there? A galette is just a free form single layer pie/ tart and […]

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Les Petits Chefs make lemon ricotta pancakes from Peace Love & Fibre with Mairlyn Smith

We were thrilled to welcome Mairlyn Smith back to the school this week to cook from her latest book, Peace, Love & Fibre. The boys have worked with Mairlyn a few times before – they’ve made butter tarts, Grab n Go cookies, and did a little improv in the kitchen too (did you know Mairlyn […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Pistachio and Raspberry Financiers

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi is a favourite sweet treat – financiers. These little tea cakes are typically made with almond flour although more and more you see them made with different nuts flours – in this case, pistachios. Dorie, like me, uses mini muffin tins to make financiers in, […]

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A Vineyard for Two

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. This week’s pick, A Vineyard for Two, by Laura Bradbury, is a perfect summer read: a little bit of armchair travel, a romance, a few plot twists and did I mention it’s set in Burgundian vineyards? About […]

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Braised guinea hen (or chicken) with figs from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Braised guinea hen (or chicken) with figs from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was one we’d put off, I guess, because maybe people were all like “where on earth do I get a guinea hen?” (me included). Turns out that a 1.13kg chicken is an excellent stand in for a guinea hen and fits […]

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