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Ginger Beet Salad Bowls from Everyday Dorie

Cook the Book Fridays: Ginger Beet Salad Bowls from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie andis exactly the type of “recipe” I love to make in the summer – a big old “salade composée” (a salad where each different component is served separately, not all tossed together. Dorie’s “recipe” is more of an outline […]

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Baked almond croissants on a baking tray

Croissant aux amandes – Almond Croissants

Leftover croissants – is that even a THING? Well it is when you take an online croissant class (more about that next week) and most of your neighbours are away and there are only 2 of you in the house and homemade croissants don’t last that long (because, all natural, no preservatives etc…). That’s a […]

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Dorie Greenspan Fried Potato Crackers from Dorie's Cookies for Tuesdays with Dorie

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Fried Potato Crackers

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a savoury treat, not unlike potato chips. Dorie says: When Amanda Hesser was gathering and testing thousands and thou- sands of recipes that had appeared in the New York Times in order to write The Essential New York Times Cookbook, she came across one for […]

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Summer Reads: A Forest in the City

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Today’s Summer Read is for those readers with younger family members (though there are lessons in the book for everyone!). It’s Andrea Curtis’s (of the fabulous Eat This!) latest book, A Forest in The City. From the […]

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French Fridays: Can’t get to France this summer? Travel there virtually!

Sigh. This photo popped up in my memories recently. And there are SO many photos of Nérac in my June/ July/ August memories too… But since many of us are not able to travel to France this summer, we’ll have to content ourselves with exploring l’Hexagone virtually. I have roughly 5 years of French Fridays […]

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Chicken salad sandwich

Cashew Chicken Salad Sandwich

Ever had a craving for something that you first tasted years ago but haven’t thought about for ages? Recently, I’ve had a hankering for a chicken salad sandwich but not just ANY chicken salad sandwich – one that I used to order at a tiny sandwich place back in Adelaide in the late 80s/ early […]

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