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Miso-maple-jammed sweet potatoes in a bking tray ready to serve

Cook the Book Fridays: Miso-maple-jammed sweet potatoes

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and was a great way to use up the handful of sweet potatoes that came in our veg box last week. Typically I don’t do much with sweet potatoes other than mash them or make soup so this was […]

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Flatbread, sweet potato hummus and yoghurt dip on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs make Jamie Oliver’s flatbread and dips

Healthy snacking. It IS possible and you CAN make your snacks from scratch, cheaper and healthier than store-bought versions. That was the lesson I wanted to teach Les Petits Chefs this week – inspired by this article by Ren Behan over on JamieOliver.com about bread, pizza and pasta with kids. Ever since I read her […]

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What’s cooking? Vegetarian Chili

I don’t know about you but the ridiculously cold weather we’ve been having lately here in Toronto is making me crave comfort food (apologies to those of you who read from Australia – I am guessing you don’t want any comfort food in the middle of summer!). Unfortunately, on the heels of the festive season […]

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Ottolenghi sweet potato galette baked on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Les Petits Chefs cook the books: Sweet Potato Galette from Ottolenghi The Cookbook

They’re back! That’s right – another year of Les Petits Chefs has started 🙂 We have an exciting term planned for the boys with lots of visiting chefs and a few field trips too but for the first couple of weeks I wanted to cook with the boys myself to get a feel for their […]

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Sweet potato, balsamic-caramelized onion and goat cheese galette

When Whole Foods Yorkville in Toronto offered me the chance to participate in the “Blogger Gobbler” challenge around Canadian Thanksgiving, I was intrigued. A challenge involving creating a holiday recipe with two secret ingredients – sweet potatoes & 365 Balsamic Vinegar. A challenge to say the very least. We had free range with what type […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Chicken Tagine with Sweet Potatoes & Prunes

You can tell that I wasn’t feeling too hot when I made this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Chicken Tagine with Sweet Potatoes & Prunes, p 212). When I came to look at the pictures last night I was like “Oh my – a big old bowl of stew. Unattractively plated.” No, it was […]

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