Peppermint Hot Chocolate in a mug with marshmallows, crushed candy cane and a candy cane

Twelve Days of Holiday Treats: Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Welcome to Day 12 of The Twelve Days of Holiday Treats! Once again, this year, from December 1st-12th I’ll post a new holiday treat recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (perfect for this year of smaller gatherings – each recipe makes 1-dozen or a few … Read more

Tray of Chewy Chocolate Mint Crackle Cookies

Twelve Days of Holiday Treats: Chewy Chocolate Mint Crackle Cookies

 Welcome to Day 9 of The Twelve Days of Holiday Treats! Once again, this year, from December 1-12th I’ll post a new holiday treat recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (perfect for this year of smaller gatherings – each recipe makes 1-dozen or a few … Read more

Iced candy cane sugar cookies

Twelve Days of Holiday Treats: Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

Welcome to Day 6 of The Twelve Days of Holiday Treats! Once again, this year, from December 1-12th I’ll post a new holiday treat recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (perfect for this year of smaller gatherings – each recipe makes 1-dozen or a few … Read more

Liquid nitrogen vanilla ice cream with John Placko on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make gingerbread micro sponge with candy cane ice cream and raspberry niblets with John Placko

^^^ That’s quite the mouthful, isn’t it? Literally! This week we were so lucky to welcome Chef John Placko of Modern Culinary Academy back to the lab for a little dabble in the molecular cuisine side of cooking.  John has worked with the boys a number of times before – they’ve made melon caviar, yoghurt … Read more

Merry macarons for the holidays!

Merry Christmas!  As you read this, you’ll be hoping that Neil and I arrived in Vancouver in one piece, having had to take four different flights (2 each, so separate) to get there, despite the fact that we booked these flights over 9 months ago.  And to think we thought Christmas Day would be a … Read more