Umami Burger on a blue plate in a bun.

Cook the Book Fridays: Umami burger from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie was one I’d been looking forward to since I first flipped through the book. Umami Burgers came to be from some serendipitous ingredients coming together in Dorie’s fridge: oyster sauce, soy sauce, gochujang and sesame oil are mixed together … Read more

Dorie Greenspan's Tri-Pepper Burger from Everyday Dorie

Cook the Book Fridays: Three Pepper Burgers from Everyday Dorie

For this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays we’re finally making the same recipes each week we cook together! For the past couple of months, we’ve been given the choice of whatever recipe we like, given that shopping hasn’t been normal (and, in the early days of Covid, definitely not easy sometimes) but as … Read more

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Les Petits Chefs make Mac n Cheese Burgers with Matt Basile at Lisa Marie

The Petits Chefs were thrilled to head back to Lisa Marie restaurant to cook with Matt Basile this week. Matt, chef/ owner of Lisa Marie and the popular food truck, Priscilla, is a rock star in the kitchen in the boys’ eyes.  He is popularly known in cooking club circles as “deep fried pizza guy” because … Read more

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Les Petits Chefs visit Lisa Marie (and a Street Food Diaries giveaway!)

Cheesy, bacon-y, messy, drippy. This kind of food appears all throughout Matt Basile’s debut cookbook Street Food Diaries – Irresistible Recipes Inspired by The Street. It’s also the kind of food he serves at Lisa Marie (the bricks and mortar extension of Priscilla, his food truck) and the kind of food that my Petits Chefs … Read more

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Les Petits Chefs make Jamie Oliver’s Insanity Burgers

How can you resist a burger with a name like the “Insanity Burger”? I certainly couldn’t and it was one of the first recipes that caught my eye in Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook Jamie’s Comfort Food, which hit the shelves in Canada this week. When I saw the name, I thought there must be all … Read more