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French Fridays: Salted olive crisps from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from David Lebovitz’ My Paris Kitchen is like a very thin savoury biscotti-type cracker with almonds called a “croquet” in French that reminds me a lot of my favourite Raincoast Crisps.  It’s an interesting recipe, containing just flour (whole wheat and plain), a touch of sugar, some Herbes … Read more

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French Fridays: Artichoke Tapenade from My Paris Kitchen

This week’s Cook the Book Fridays recipe from My Paris Kitchen – Artichoke Tapenade (with Rosemary Oil) was the simplest “recipe” I’ve made in a while. It’s the sort of thing that is great to have up your sleeve when unexpected guests drop in because it’s made from ingredients you probably already have in your … Read more

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Summer Reads: Olive Odyssey

*Olive image from Shutterstock Today I’m sharing something a little different for this week’s “Summer Reads“. Not a cookbook (although there are recipes) and not a memoir (although it has elements of a memoir), it’s the story of Canadian rower, cyclist and explorer Julie Angus’ sailing journey around the Mediterranean on a quest to learn … Read more