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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
As In the French kitchen with kids has made its way out into the world, I’ve been so excited to see people cooking up a storm from the book and sharing their creations – check out Instagram and the #intheFrenchkitchenwithkids hashtag to see all the action! Watch me, listen to me and read all about […]
Les Petits Chefs make Gratin de Pâtes au Jambon (Cheesy Pasta Bake) from In the French kitchen with kids!
Another recipe from In the French kitchen with kids this week – a version of one of their favourite foods – mac & cheese, only way better! The Gratin de Pâtes au Jambon (Cheesy Pasta Bake) in the book involves a creamy béchamel sauce which is something many adults don’t like to make because they […]
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