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Coins in the Fountain

This is part of my Summer Reads 2018 series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. This week’s book is for anyone who’s ever wanted to start over in a new country (even at a later age). Judith Works’ Coins in the Fountain is actually many stories in one and is a […]

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Run or walk with me to support the Toronto Humane Society!

If you’ve been following me on Instagram or know me in real life, you’ll know that I took up running in 2018. I’ve run 5 races this year and am slowly turning into what you might call a “runner” (as in, I bring my running things on vacation with me…). What you might not know […]

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French Fridays: Kirsch babas with pineapple from My Paris Kitchen

I made this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen a couple of days before I left for my holidays – it’s a pretty easy baba cake – a small yeasted cake typically served soaked in rum and topped with whipped cream. My favourite version comes from Stohrer in […]

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Cooking on vacation: Making the most of your vacation rental kitchen

I’m on vacation right now (here) and enjoying cooking and baking with all the summer fruits and vegetables. I know it’s odd for many to think that someone might love cooking on vacation but I find that when I have more time (and access to a fabulous kitchen and great ingredients) it’s so much fun […]

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Dorie Greenspan Cold Chocolate Cremeux, Wine-Poached Cherries and Lots of Crumbs on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Cold Chocolate Crémeux, Wine-Poached Cherries and Lots of Crumbs

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was the perfect dessert for sharing with friends and family here in Southwest France. It’s a decadent dessert with a few different components but none of them are particularly difficult and you can make them all in advance so it’s easy to pull together what […]

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Peter Mayle’s My Twenty Five Years in Provence

This is part of my Summer Reads 2018 series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. This week’s Summer Read is for Francophiles who dream of up and moving to France à la Peter Mayle.  This is Mayle’s final work, published after his death in January 2018 is the and is pretty […]

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