Stack of Dorie Greenspan Mint Chocolate Sablés

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Mint Chocolate Sablés

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is a classic for the holiday season! Dorie says: My son, Joshua, and I have a thing for the mint-and-chocolate combo. We tried gooey cookies and chubby ones, sandwich cookies and cakey ones, and, in the end, we were surprised by our final choice: this sleek … Read more

Tray of Chewy Chocolate Mint Crackle Cookies

Twelve Days of Holiday Treats: Chewy Chocolate Mint Crackle Cookies

 Welcome to Day 9 of The Twelve Days of Holiday Treats! Once again, this year, from December 1-12th I’ll post a new holiday treat recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (perfect for this year of smaller gatherings – each recipe makes 1-dozen or a few … Read more

Dorie Greenspan Double-Mint Milk Chocolate Mousse and Gelée with mint flowers and sour cream

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Double-Mint Chocolate Mousse and Gelée

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi  was one that I’ve missed somehow as I’ve flipped through the pages of this book over the past 4 years and it’s surprising because I LOVE chocolate and mint (“gelée”? not so much but ok, I’ll try it!). I was particularly excited to make this … Read more

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Homemade Mint Tim Tams

Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know that I was recently in Australia, visiting family. While I was there, not only did I stock up on all my favourite treats and snacks but I also undertook to make one of my favourite Australian treats from scratch with mum. Because, well, when you’re … Read more

Mint White Chocolate pots de crème from Dorie Greenspan's Baking Chez Moi on

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Mint-White Chocolate Pots de Crème

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was meant to be Lavender White Chocolate Pots de Crème but I went the “Bonne Idée” route (the ideas Dorie posts in the sidebars for recipe variations etc…). As I explained in last week’s Tuesdays with Dorie post, “I’m not a huge fan of floral … Read more

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Les Petits Chefs make Persian Watermelon Salad with Shayma Saadat

This week, the Petits Chefs were lucky enough to work with Shayma Saadat again. We’ve worked with Shayma a few times before – she’s taught the boys to make Afghan dumplings, we’ve made Saffron Potato Fritters and last spring we made potato “cutlets” in the Pakistani manner.  Shayma is a food writer, cookery teacher, and … Read more