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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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French Fridays: The New Parisienne

Hello and Happy French Friday!  If I say “French woman” what comes to mind? Most likely the stereotypical image of a tall, thin, well-dressed woman with perfectly red lips, maybe sipping a glass of wine. She’s elegant, seductive, gorgeous. And she’s in Paris, right? Well you’re probably in good company as this is an image […]

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Summer Reads: Dirt by Bill Buford

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Today’s Summer Reads book was a LONG read (976 pages on my e-reader and something like over 15 hours long as an audio book – with quite possibly the longest subtitle ever – Adventures in Lyon as […]

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