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Book Review: The First Mess Cookbook

A few years ago, Michael Pollan famously said Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. It’s a concept that is being embraced by more and more people these day.  But even though the idea of a plant-based (vegan) diet is appealing, it’s something that many people need a little help getting kick started. It’s why […]

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Giveaway: Win a copy of The First Mess Cookbook (Canada) (CLOSED)

Win a copy of The First Mess Cookbook Thanks to Penguin Canada, I have one copy of The First Mess Cookbook (I wrote about it here) to give away to a lucky Canadian reader. To enter, simply leave a comment on this post telling me why you’d like to eat a more plant-based diet. For […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Corked Breton Galettes

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is super simple – dangerously so in fact… I’m crazy busy working on my manuscript, trying to get organised for my trip to Lyon at the end of the week (shooting photos for the book!) and tidying up other loose ends that come with end-of-term but […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Nun’s Beignets

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was one I’d not really been looking forward to, to be honest. Deep fried dough, to put it plainly.  I certainly don’t have a deep-fryer at home and I’m not really a fan of doughnuts or churros (which is what this recipe is). This is  […]

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Book review: Sweet & Simple by Christine Lane

One of the questions I get asked A LOT about blogging is “What do you DO with all that food?” Because, I mean, there’s a LOT of baking and cooking that goes on around here. Ok, maybe a little bit less cooking as I head into the final 5 (!) weeks before the first draft […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Rose Hibiscus Shortbread Fans

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a simple shortbread flavoured with rose extract and hibiscus tea. It’s a quick recipe that comes together in minutes and I learned a couple of things about baking shortbread: Dorie’s recipe calls for this to be baked in an 8-inch round pan. All of my […]

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