Close up of mini apple crumble galette

French Fridays: Les Petits Chefs make Mini Galettes “Crumble aux Pommes”

Ok, that looks good, huh? Sure but how about this? Yes! Cooking club is back… virtually! After last term when I ran two very successful online cooking clubs for my students each week from April – June then 7 weeks of cooking camp in the summer, adding some online public cooking classes too, school is … Read more

Virtual cooking classes for kids

Les Petits Chefs go online!

It was about 3 weeks into distance teaching when I found myself finally in some sort of routine. For the first little while there, not only was I completely jetlagged but also was sort of thinking the teaching from home scenario would last a month at most. I figured as long as I was online … Read more

Cheesy Pasta Bake with Ham from In the French kitchen with kids on

French Fridays: Gratin de Pâtes au Jambon (Cheesy Pasta Bake)

Happy French Friday! Today I’m sharing a dish that is completely Covid-pantry friendly, easy to make (so easy that the kids can make it) and a delicious comfort dish for this “in between” season we seem to be having here in Toronto. It’s the Gratin de Pâtes au Jambon (Cheesy Pasta Bake) from In the … Read more

Kids slicing peppers to make fresh rolls with mango with Vanessa Yeung on

Les Petits Chefs make fresh rolls with mango and avocado and potstickers with Vanessa Yeung

Voici the cold rolls that my Petits Chefs proudly made (and eagerly devoured!) this week. Are they perfect? No. Were they made with pride? Yes. I always look forward to hosting the guest chefs in the Petits Chefs programme especially Vanessa Yeung. This part of the Petits Chefs programme is such a huge part of … Read more