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French Fridays: In the French kitchen with kids – the first copy and pre-order bonus!

It’s been an exciting week here – not only did my Petits Chefs cook a dinner for 6 featuring recipes exclusively from my cookbook but – drumroll – the first few copies of the book arrived in Canada! (for those wondering, this means the book has actually been printed and the majority of them are […]

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Les Petits Chefs cater a dinner!

This week, the Petits Chefs did something a little different – we catered a dinner for 6 using recipes from In the French kitchen with kids! We cooked 7 (!) dishes from the book and served a family from the school who had bid on the opportunity in a silent auction at last year’s school […]

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French Fridays: Buckwheat madeleines from My Paris Kitchen

The recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen this week was Buckwheat Madeleines which I was intrigued to try. David says they don’t get the characteristic hump so I kind of wondered why you would bake them in a madeleine pan (apart from that they look pretty!). I had a […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Vanilla-Brown Butter Madeleines

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a French classic – madeleines – with a twist of browned butter. Dorie says: This very special rendition of the traditional madeleine is made with browned butter and the scraped pulp of a vanilla bean. Its flavor is reminiscent of butterscotch (when I first noticed […]

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French Fridays: Paris Picnic Club

You might know that I lived in Paris in my late 20s. Bought a one-way ticket, ostensibly so I could finish my PhD in French literature. I think if I look back and I’m honest, I probably knew that degree would never be completed – I wasn’t really sure why I was doing it (other […]

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French Fridays: Paris-Paris from my Paris Kitchen

It’s an auspicious occasion today – this is my 2000th (!!!!) post on this blog since May 2009! The recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen this week is a variation on a classic – Paris-Brest. That classic dessert is a large ring of choux-pastry, filled with crème pâtissière, created […]

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