Rye soda bread rolls with 1847 Stone Milling flours on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Rye soda bread dinner rolls

Bread. It’s something I am working on mastering. Slowly…  The thing I find with bread is the timing is often the biggest challenge – when I work backwards from the time I want to be enjoying my freshly-baked loaf, it sometimes means I am starting it in the middle of the night. I never seem … Read more

Kids making Amy Bronee's cranberry sauce on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: the generosity of the Toronto food community is something I am grateful for every single day.  When I launched my guest chef programme with my Petits Chefs cooking club a few years ago, I never imagined they’d be working with some of Toronto’s top chefs, both … Read more

Kids chopping kumquats on eatlivetravelwrite.com

#52NewFoods: Kumquats

(Kumquat image on Shutterstock) The Petits Chefs worked with a new-to-many-of-them fruit this week – kumquats! We tasted them first… And decided they were “not bad”. Their appearance led many of the boys to believe they would be sour like lemons but they were pleasantly surprised. Plus, bonus “you eat the skin!”. We got to … Read more

Bruschetta with goat cheese prosciutto and fig spread on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays with Dorie: (not) Tartine de Viande des Grisons

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe sounds a lot scarier than it actually is – Tartine de Viande de Grisons simply means an open-faced sandwich, topped with salted, air-dried beef (bresaola) and Dorie’s recipe calls for a few walnuts and walnut oil to top the meat. I’ll be honest and admit that even though … Read more