We had a break from guest chefs in cooking club this week and when I was looking for what to make, my eyes fell on the huge pile of fall cookbooks which have made their way to my desk and living room recently. There are SO many recipes I’ve got bookmarked from so many books […]
This dish was born from a fridge and pantry full of bits and pieces. Literally a handful of dry pasta (leftover from a recipe I was testing calling for a specific amount) and a few vegetables I’d had on hand as I worked through some ratatouille recipes before the holidays. A wedge of cheese. And […]
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 […]
We were thrilled to welcome Emily Richards back to the Petits Chefs kitchen lab again this week. Emily is a Professional Home Economist with over 20 years’ experience working in the food industry. If you were a regular viewer of Canadian Living Cooks on Food Network you might recognise Emily! This week was her TENTH […]
For this week’s session of “Cooking the Books” Les Petits Chefs worked with a recipe from Gail Simmons’ latest cookbook Bringing it Home: Favorite Recipes from a Life of Adventurous Eating. Last year, I reviewed “Bringing it Home”, and I called it “smart and funny”. Here’s what I had to say: In recent years as […]
This post is sponsored by Barilla. How’s your December going? Are you super-organised and have all your holiday shopping and meal planning under control? Or are you just keeping your head above water like, ahem, *some people* ? Either way, today’s recipe will speak to you. If you’re a planner, this dish can be made […]