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Crispy Vegetable Cakes from In the French kitchen with kids on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Crispy Vegetable Cakes from In the French kitchen with kids

The Petits Chefs are back for the final term of the school year! Typically, the first few weeks of club are a little all over the place as boys are still trying out for teams and don’t know if they’ve made it for a week or two so I never really know who is showing […]

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French Fridays: Quick croissants from In the French kitchen with kids

© Kyla Zanardi Looking for a weekend project? How about croissants? Yes, croissants.  I bet you’re thinking you can’t possibly make croissants at home, right? Actually, you might be surprised… I’ve made croissants from scratch, once in a professional kitchen using the traditional method where layers of butter are rolled and folded into the layers […]

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La Chandeleur

Need an excuse to eat crêpes today? Well here you go – it’s La Chandeleur in France! You might have thought the French eat crêpes on Mardi Gras, (Shrove Tuesday, what we call Pancake Tuesday) the day before Ash Wednesday, which signals the start of Lent like. In fact, in France, crêpes are eaten on […]

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C’est l’Epiphanie!

Today, January 6th is the feast of Epiphany, celebrating the arrival in Bethlehem of the Three Kings on their visit to the baby Jesus. The Kings give their name to the delicous treat that is widely eaten in France to celebrate this day – la Galette des Rois or le Gâteau des Rois. I was […]

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Kids bake cookies for the holidays

Les Petits Chefs bake and swap cookies for the holidays!

What do you get when you cross 8 boys, four cookie recipes, 40 minutes work time and the third last day of school? If you were thinking “complete chaos”, you would be wrong. This week my Petits Chefs baked four different types of cookies in under 40 minutes (then spent the next 20 minutes while […]

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Kids tasting Chouquettes from In the French kitchen with kids on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make gougères and chouquettes

This week I was invited to my school’s holiday market cocktail party to sell and sign copies of In the French kitchen with kids so, of course, I put the Petits Chefs to work making some snacks for everyone to enjoy (and sent some home for the boys as well!). I chose something I knew […]

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