Close up of Interior of Mediterranean Chicken Pot Pie

Mediterranean Chicken Pot Pie

Hello Boxing Day! Are you wandering around, unsure what day of the week it is, wondering what you’re going to do with all those leftovers in your fridge? Chances are if you celebrated Christmas yesterday you might have a bit of leftover chicken or turkey and the thought of endless sandwiches for weeks is just … Read more

Dorie Greenspan's Summer Vegetable Tian

Cook the Book Fridays: Summer Vegetable Tian from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and is one of my favourite French summer recipes (so much so that I even included a version in my book !) So, a “tian” huh? You may not be familiar with the name, but if you’ve seen the … Read more

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French Fridays: Ratatouille Tian from In the French kitchen with kids

(image © Kyla Zanardi) You may not know what a tian is, but if you’ve seen the movie Ratatouille, you’ll be familiar with a version of this presentation of vegetables sliced thinly, cooked and served in an elegant stack. The dish you see in the movie was created by Chef Thomas Keller (of The French … Read more

One pot cheese ratatouille pasta on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Cheesy one pan ratatouille pasta

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 … Read more

French Fridays: Savoury cheesecake with ratatouille

Happy (French) Friday! I’m in the last throes of signing off on bits and pieces on my manuscript (we’re at the index!) and starting to think ahead to marketing and publicity (choosing recipes to share with media outlets eventually) and my head has been deep in recipes this week. While I love the baking component … Read more