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

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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

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Summer Reads: My Paris Market Cookbook

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. “Markets bring neighbours together. They introduce us to the people who grow our food, the people who feed us. They are a source of new ideas, inspiration, and recipes.” Such is the premise of Emily Dilling’s My … Read more

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Les Petits Chefs Cook the Books: Marble-size Meatballs with Quick and Easy Tomato Sauce from New Favorites for New Cooks

This term the Petits Chefs are cooking our way through a series of cookbooks and this week, we used New Favorites for New Cooks. This is a brilliant book for kids both new to the kitchen and a little more experienced. I love the fact that Federman doesn’t talk down to kids – the recipes … Read more