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Kids make Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars from Gather by David Robertson on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Vegan Pumpkin Spice Bars from Gather with Chef David Robertson

This fall has been a bumper season for new cookbooks and I was particularly interested in Gather: A Dirty Apron Cookbook when is arrived in September. Written by Chef David Robertson of The Dirty Apron Cooking School in Vancouver, I could tell right away that David and I share a passion for teaching the next […]

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Kids take home version of Alison Roman's

Les Petits Chefs make Alison Roman’s “pot of pasta” from Nothing Fancy

We had a break from guest chefs in cooking club this week and when I was looking for what to make, my eyes fell on the huge pile of fall cookbooks which have made their way to my desk and living room recently. There are SO many recipes I’ve got bookmarked from so many books […]

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Kids making oven smores in a toaster oven from The 3-ingredient baking book by Charmian Christie on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs try 3-ingredient baking with Charmian Christie

When you only have an hour for cooking club, time is always of the essence when planning what you will make. Which is why when Charmian Christie’s 3 Ingredient Baking Book arrived earlier this fall, I knew I’d be able to use some of the recipes with the Petits Chefs – I mean, three ingredients, […]

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Les Petits Chefs work molecular magic with John Placko

It’s always a great day in cooking club when John Placko comes to visit and work with us! This week we were so lucky to welcome Chef John of Modern Culinary Academy and Powder for Texture back to the lab for a little dabble in the molecular cuisine side of cooking.  John has worked with […]

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Les Petits Chefs work chocolate magic with Kerry Beal

We’re SO lucky in cooking club! This week, the Petits Chefs got to meet the wonderful Kerry Beal (aka professional chocolatier, The Chocolate Doctor) when she came and worked with them again. I’m always a little bit anxious when Kerry shows up with loads of Callebaut chocolate, her EZ Temper machine (which Kerry invented) to […]

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Chocolate hazelnut spread recipe on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: Tartinade choco-noisette (Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread)

A certain chocolate-hazelnut spread is ubiquitous at the breakfast table in France (and, I suspect, in many other countries around the world too). Personally, I can’t keep a jar of it in my house because it never makes it to the breakfast table. I have my mother’s sweet tooth to blame for that—when I was […]

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