This post is produced in partnership with Le Creuset Canada. Did you know… Le Creuset’s “Cherry” has a new name? Say bonjour to Cerise! When this best-selling colour was introduced decades ago in France, the master enamellers who crafted the now-iconic shade of red called it Cerise. Years later, when the colour arrived in North […]
This post is sponsored by Gay Lea. I’m a huge fan of summer and not just because I get July and most of August off teaching 😉 I love the fact that there are literally more (daylight) hours in the day and I feel like I get so much more accomplished. Summer gives me the […]
This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen is a classic – coq au vin. Chicken (or chicken pieces) is braised in wine with bacon, mushrooms, garlic along with a handful of carrots and onion. Pearl onions are added towards the end. It’s a delightful dish that makes your house […]
The focus for this year’s Food Revolution Day was about sharing the power of cooking, the benefits of cooking from scratch and, ultimately showing people that changing our food choices can make us both healthier and happier. Instead of one official recipe as there has been in years past, this year, we had a set of […]
I’m always interested in a good roast chicken recipe. Over the past few years, I’ve tried a number of different versions – Dorie Greenspan’s “Hurry up and Wait” Roast Chicken, M Jacques Armagnac Chicken, Olive Oil Cornish Hens, Roast Chicken for Les Paresseux, and of course, there’s the famous Mr Neil’s Roast Chicken which I […]
Poulet rôti. THE “fast food” to eat when in France. I mean, when your local market sells chickens like this, it’s hard to resist.. Look at those potatoes, roasting gloriously in the dripping chicken fat. Doesn’t sound so appealing when you put it like that but oh, it’s SO good. I’m always thankful for the […]
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- Run or walk with me to support the Toronto Humane Society!
- French Fridays: Kirsch babas with pineapple from My Paris Kitchen
- Cooking on vacation: Making the most of your vacation rental kitchen
- Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Cold Chocolate Crémeux, Wine-Poached Cherries and Lots of Crumbs
- Peter Mayle’s My Twenty Five Years in Provence