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In the French Kitchen with Kids: Les Petits Chefs make palmier cookies

This term the Petits Chefs are testing out some of the recipes from my cookbook (my first draft is due in just over a month!) and it’s been a wonderful way for me to see what these recipes look like in the hands of the book’s eventual target audience. I’ve taken a lot of notes […]

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In the French kitchen with kids: Les Petits Chefs learn to make rough pastry and caramel

This term, Les Petits Chefs are trying something a little different. They’re helping me test recipes for In the French kitchen with kids (Appetite by Random House, Sept 2018). I couldn’t think of a more perfect opportunity to test my recipes with the actual target market of the book and I’m thrilled my administration are […]

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The Everyday Baker: Pastry

Welcome to this month’s instalment of The Everyday Baker review (I’m spreading it out over the course of a year because with over 170 recipes and 600+ pages, it’s a little hard to cover unless you divide it up into chapters!). This month, we’re looking at the “Pastry” chapter. It’s funny you know, just a […]

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French Fridays: French baking with kids

French baking. Sound too complicated to attempt? Let alone with your kids? Never fear – it’s actually much easier than you’d think to create gorgeous French desserts at home – with your kids! With March Break coming up next week here, it’s a great time to get in the kitchen with your kids and here […]

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Les Petits Chefs make rough puff pastry and simple apple tartelettes from Pâtisserie Made Simple

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the past 4+ years teaching Les Petits Chefs and the Cooking Basics boys to cook, it’s that pastry holds a strange fascination for kids. I often joke that I should bring pastry to my French classes and let the boys roll and shape away since it seems to […]

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