This week, for the Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi, we made what I think I’ll be making a lot of over the summer: berry “gratins”. Typically associated with a savoury dish topped with cheese, this dessert version uses an pistachio cream for the crispy “gratin” part which is spread over the top […]
This week, for Tuesdays with Dorie’s recipe from Baking Chez Moi, we made Plain and Simple Almond Cake. It really is “plain and simple” as it contains only three main ingredients: eggs, almonds and sugar (with a touch of salt and vanilla). I, of course, minified the recipe to make three 4-inch cakes which were […]
This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen is like a very thin savoury biscotti-type cracker with almonds called a “croquet” in French that reminds me a lot of my favourite Raincoast Crisps. It’s an interesting recipe, containing just flour (whole wheat and plain), a touch of sugar, some Herbes […]
There are a couple of things I’ve been thinking lately that seem appropriate to share here in this post. Firstly, as I work my way through the recipes for my very first cookbook, I’m astounded at the amount of butter (and sugar and eggs) I am getting through. I mean, really. You have no idea! […]
Kale made an appearance in my Front Door Organics Small Fry box last week and while I typically associate “kale” with “chips” (because, well, that is how most of my kale ends up!!), it’s still a little warm to be firing up the oven for making chips. The heat that has made a re-appearance here […]
April. In a teacher’s calendar, it always signals a flurry of activity. Somehow, after the sleepy winter months, life seems to speed up and there don’t seem to be enough hours in the day. I’ve got a lot on the go at the moment, both in school and in my “down time” so I am […]
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- French Fridays: French Appetizers
- Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Old Bay Pretzel-and-Cheese Cookies
- French Fridays: Warm chocolate cake with salted butter caramel sauce from My Paris Kitchen
- Les Petits Chefs make Chopped Thai Salad from Modern Lunch (with Allison Day!)
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