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Book Review: Jacques Pépin’s Quick & Simple

This book, Jacques Pépin’s latest, comes at a perfect time for everyone as we find ourselves cooking more at home than ever before. After 8 months, many people are “cooked out” and tapped out for ideas of what to make fore dinner every single day. It’s tough, for sure to keep that motivation going but […]

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Travels with my Spatula : Recipes and Stories from Around the World

Travels with my Spatula

More than a photo, a journal entry or a pair of souvenir cufflinks, it’s the food that keeps the journeys alive. Missing travel this year? Uh huh. Me too. Back in March I honestly imagined that by the summer, things would be more or less back to normal (oh, the naivety!)  but as time has […]

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British Baking Book by Regula Ysewijn

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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One Tin Bakes by Edd Kimber

One Tin Bakes

Tomorrow it’s September 1st and many of us are looking at a back-to-school unlike any other. Something to sweeten the deal a little for those of us in North America is that it’s also publication day for the US edition of Edd Kimber’s One Tin Bakes, a truly delightful book that is a must-have for […]

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Summer Reads: Anywhere but Bordeaux

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. I came across this week’s “Summer Read” in one of my Facebook teacher groups (as you can imagine I’m pretty active in those groups these days – school goes back in just over 2 weeks!) and it […]

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