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French Fridays: Palmiers

Looking for an easy snack the kids can prepare over the summer holidays? How about the classic French palmier cookies? There’s obviously a recipe for the classic version (puff pastry and sugar) included in In the French kitchen with kids but did you know they are one of the most versatile snacks out there, lending […]

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French Fridays: Kids make chocolate mousse

Welcome to French Fridays where I’m excited to share another video in the series of kids making dishes from my cookbook (eeep – it’s out NEXT WEEK!). Last year, you might remember that a few of the recipes from the book got mass-tested because the Grade 4 class elected to research French food and culture […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Classic Fruit Tart

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi – is a classic French dessert and one of my favourites. Sweet shortcrust pastry, crème pâtissière and fresh fruit, sometimes glazed, sometimes just dusted with icing sugar. I mean I love this recipe and dessert so much that there is a strawberry tart recipe in […]

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French Fridays: Kids make crème brûlée

Welcome to French Fridays where I’m so happy to be sharing a video of a classic French dessert (my fave… well, one of them…) – crème brûlée! This version was made by a group of my Grade 4 students as past of a research project where they choose classic French dishes and research the history […]

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Apron Strings

This is part of my Summer Reads 2018 series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Not able to take a trip this summer? I’ve got just the book for you! Jan Wong’s Apron Strings: Navigating Food and Family in France, Italy, and China is a perfect book for armchair travellers who […]

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French Fridays: Duck terrine with figs from My Paris Kitchen

The recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was a terrine, in theory, made with duck, chicken livers and pork. I made this in the crazy last week of school, knowing we had a dinner for 12 to prepare this past Monday and imagined it would be perfect as the […]

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