If you’ve ever travelled in the Basque Country in Southwest France (you can read about one of our early trips to the Basque country and the Fêtes de Bayonne here) or northern Spain, you might have noticed a lot of red and green in everything from street signs to table linen. These are the Basque […]
This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and is one we’ve made countless times since the book came out. It’s so easy – the sauce uses ingredients we always have on hand (sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, mustard, Sriracha) and comes together in no time. Basically […]
This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was perfect for Canadian Thanksgiving which fell early this year, catching a few of us by surprise, especially given the very hot September we had. Fortunately the weather cooperated to give us a typical Thanksgiving weekend with chilly temperatures just perfect […]
This post is produced in partnership with Le Creuset Canada. Did you know… Le Creuset’s “Cherry” has a new name? Say bonjour to Cerise! When this best-selling colour was introduced decades ago in France, the master enamellers who crafted the now-iconic shade of red called it Cerise. Years later, when the colour arrived in North […]
This post is sponsored by Gay Lea. I’m a huge fan of summer and not just because I get July and most of August off teaching 😉 I love the fact that there are literally more (daylight) hours in the day and I feel like I get so much more accomplished. Summer gives me the […]
This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen is a classic – coq au vin. Chicken (or chicken pieces) is braised in wine with bacon, mushrooms, garlic along with a handful of carrots and onion. Pearl onions are added towards the end. It’s a delightful dish that makes your house […]
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