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French Fridays: So French, So Sweet

I’m a big fan of Chef Gabriel Gâté, born in the Loire Valley in France who moved to Australia with his Melbourne-born wife in 1977 (for me, growing up in Australia, his name was very familiar). He’s written 24 cookbooks and for the past 35 years, he’s been presenting television shows (notably ‘Taste Le Tour […]

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French Fridays: Cheese, bacon, and arugula soufflé from My Paris Kitchen

The recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is a dish that scares many people – soufflé. BUt this one is a little less scary because it’s one of the “twice baked” versions – basically you bake it, it looks all lovely and puffy when it’s risen but you don’t […]

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French Fridays: In the French kitchen with kids – the first copy and pre-order bonus!

It’s been an exciting week here – not only did my Petits Chefs cook a dinner for 6 featuring recipes exclusively from my cookbook but – drumroll – the first few copies of the book arrived in Canada! (for those wondering, this means the book has actually been printed and the majority of them are […]

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Les Petits Chefs cater a dinner!

This week, the Petits Chefs did something a little different – we catered a dinner for 6 using recipes from In the French kitchen with kids! We cooked 7 (!) dishes from the book and served a family from the school who had bid on the opportunity in a silent auction at last year’s school […]

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French Fridays: Buckwheat madeleines from My Paris Kitchen

The recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen this week was Buckwheat Madeleines which I was intrigued to try. David says they don’t get the characteristic hump so I kind of wondered why you would bake them in a madeleine pan (apart from that they look pretty!). I had a […]

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French Fridays: Paris Picnic Club

You might know that I lived in Paris in my late 20s. Bought a one-way ticket, ostensibly so I could finish my PhD in French literature. I think if I look back and I’m honest, I probably knew that degree would never be completed – I wasn’t really sure why I was doing it (other […]

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