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Daring Bakers Orange Tian

The 2010 March Daring Baker’s challenge was hosted by Jennifer of Chocolate Shavings. She chose Orange Tian as the challenge for this month, a dessert based on a recipe from Alain Ducasse’s Cooking School in Paris. To tell you the truth, my heart wasn’t really into this challenge from the start – something to do […]

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Les petits chefs – Week 5

This is the fifth in a series chronicling my adventures in the kitchen with my cooking club at school – Les Petits Chefs.  We had been using using recipes from the book C is for cooking, which I received for review but this week, since it is this particular group’s last session, I thought I […]

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Mactweets – Spring Fling

[donotprint] Happy Jour du Macaron! If you don’t believe me, you can check out the JDM’s official website here!  Appropriately, I am posting my monthly macarons today. Let me start out by saying that I had HIGH hopes for Mactweets #5.  The theme was “Spring Fling” and I envisioned beautiful tropical macs with flavours like […]

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Daring Bakers Tiramisu on eatlivetravelwrite.com

My first Daring Bakers’ challenge – Tiramisu!

My first Daring Baker’s Challenge! Yes, after a couple of forays into the Daring Cooks, I have succumbed to the lure of the Daring Bakers!  For those of you not familiar with the Daring Kitchen, head over to the site to see what all the buzz is about! This month’s challenge was tiramisu!  “Yikes,” I […]

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Biscotti Quadrati al Miele e alle Noci

Biscotti Quadrati al Miele e alle Noci

[donotprint] (or “Honey Nut Squares” for those non-Italian speakers amongst you!) It’s funny how food blogging has changed the way I think about what we’re going to eat/ bring to friends’ houses/ serve to our own guests etc…  This month’s entry for Gourmet Unbound is a good example. A couple of weeks ago, Neil emailed […]

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Sweet enough?

You can never have too many “go-to” dessert recipes, in my opinion! And what better way to celebrate my 300th post than with recipes for my favourite course of any meal – so much so that I always look at the dessert menu first in a restaurant, you know to plan ahead! Last weekend we […]

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