This post is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill. Ah, summer… It’s *this* close – just a few more sleeps before school is out for the year. But with that, as a teacher, comes possibly the busiest four weeks of the school year. Report cards, culminating projects, marking… it feels like it’s never going to end […]
This post is sponsored by Green & Black’s. Though I inherited my love of sweet things, especially chocolate, from both my mum and my dad, mum and I share a love of a little something sweet everyday. Dad enjoys good chocolate from time to time but he isn’t fussed if he doesn’t eat chocolate every […]
It’s funny you know. As I work my way through recipe development for my book, so many people react to hearing about a French food cookbook for kids by asking “French food – isn’t that complicated?” Well, actually no. A lot of French home cooking isn’t complicated. Sure many people see and hear about all […]
Coffee. I can’t start my day without it. When I was 8 years old, my parents went to Italy on vacation and fell in love with the coffee there. They bought three (!) espresso makers (like this) and had them shipped back to Australia where they had the voltage and plugs changed so they would […]
Ok, so you’ve navigated the boulangerie, you have your croissants, pains au chocolat and baguette. Whew! Time to sit down and congratulate yourself and plan your day. And if you’re in France, that can surely be done on one of those inviting looking café terraces, over a coffee, right? Sure but do you know how […]
This year marks 20 years since I left home and moved to Paris where I ended up staying over 5 years. Since I left in 2000, I have had the good fortune to have visited the city fairly regularly and one of the things I have noticed, especially over the past few years is how […]
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