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Kids making dumplings with Vanessa Yeung on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make dumplings with Vanessa Yeung

I was thrilled to welcome  Vanessa Yeung back to work with the boys this week. She has come to teach the boys twelve times before (she’s a legend!) and is known in Petits Chefs circles  for her amazing dumplings (actually she’s known all around Toronto for those – her stands at food events consistently sell […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Kerrin’s Multigrain Chocolate Chip Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is all sorts of good. These are the best chocolate chip cookies I’ve ever had. I don’t even bake and I NEED this recipe Just a couple of the comments about Kerrin’s Multigrain Cookies from my colleagues who finished a large plate of them well before […]

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Butter by Dorie Greenspan

A book by Dorie Greenspan, all about butter? Sign me up! But not just any book about butter – a Short Stack Edition! Short Stack is a series of small-format, single-subject cookbook booklets by America’s top culinary talents. Each edition offers “ingenious new ways to cook our favorite ingredients” and contains 20 to 25 recipes […]

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Celery root soup with horseradish cream from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Celery root soup with horseradish cream from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s  Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is the perfect antidote to the chilly temperatures that have all ove a sudden decide to stick around (after a strange fall with temperatures in the 20s somedays!). It’s a  simple soup – celery root with leeks and a few herbs, made […]

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Flooding pumpkin cookies with Adell Shneer on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs decorate cookies for Hallowe’en with Adell Shneer

The Petits Chefs were lucky boys this week as they welcomed Adell Shneer back into the lab to show them how to decorate sugar cookies! Adell (who has worked with the boys on a number of occasions before) is both a friend and cookie decorator extraordinaire and I invited her to come in and show […]

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Wasted the Story of Food Waste poster

WASTED! The Story of Food Waste

Food waste. It’s a big topic everywhere these days. From my school lunchroom where we’re constantly trying to reduce the amount of food waste to projects from big name chefs like Massimo Bottura who, during Expo Milano in 2015 transformed an abandoned theatre in the Greco neighborhood of Milan into a soup kitchen with the […]

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