It’s the last day of school. A day where I always feel a little conflicted. I mean, I look back and feel a great sense of satisfaction. I made it. But also a twinge of regret (I didn’t quite get this or that unit as finished as I’d like). A day when I’m happy for […]
This term the Petits Chefs are testing out some of the recipes from my cookbook (my first draft is due in just over a month!) and it’s been a wonderful way for me to see what these recipes look like in the hands of the book’s eventual target audience. I’ve taken a lot of notes […]
This term the Petits Chefs are testing out some of the recipes from my cookbook and this week, we worked on something that I’ve made many times before with them boys – mini fruit galettes. Galettes are one of my favourite “go to” items to make “when there’s’s nothing in the fridge“. Galette was my […]
This term the Petits Chefs are testing out some of the recipes from my cookbook and this week, I had them work on something I’ve kind of been putting off as I’ve worked through the recipes. Crêpes might sound like a simple dish but there are so many variables in terms of the pans people […]
This term the Petits Chefs are testing out some of the recipes from my cookbook and this week they were thrilled to hear that we were making something sweet (they know that cooking club is not “just baking desserts” and are so excited when it turns out we are! I made a couple of batches […]
(these gougères were the very first batch I made back in 2010. I’ve been hooked ever since!) If you read this blog with any regularity you might know that choux pastry is one of my absolute favourite things! So it’s natural that there would be a few choux recipes in the cookbook I am working […]
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