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 […]
Originally posted on Mushrooms Canada It’s finally starting to feel like winter in Toronto and there’s nothing I love more on a chilly evening than a big bowl of comfort food. Trouble is, comfort food can sometimes heavy, so today, I’ve got a favourite comfort food dish for you – re-imagined and lightened with added […]