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This Dorie Greenspan mousse cake is double baked for extra texture and flavour!
Home cured duck prosciutto for this month's Charcutepalooza.
Iced "Faux Vo" biscuits - an Australian classic reinvented for Frosting for the Cause.
This mushroom soup from Dorie Greenspan is perfect for eating lighter in the new year.
End the year on a sweet note with these speculoos from Dorie Greenspan's Around my French Table.
Dorie Greenspan's "go to" beef daube is a new winter staple in our house. Comforting and delicious!
For the International Blogger Holiday Cookie Exchange, I made Beijos de dama, with peanuts and chocolate - perfect for your holiday table!
A French classic by Dorie Greenspan that's perfect hot or cold. Leek and Potato Soup
Macarons inspired by the chilly winds of the fall - hot chocolate and marshmallow.
Dorie Greenspan's pommes dauphinios. So Simple, so good.
These Dorie Greenspan pumpkin gorgonzola flans are so easy and elegant you will want to make them every night!
In which I face my fear of deep frying and baking with yeast and my uncertainty about the taste of fried dough.
Jamie Oliver's version of chicken nuggets is healthy and delicious as the 9 year old boys in my cooking club proved!
The boys in my cooking club loved customising Jamie Oliver's granola recipe to suit their tastebuds!
No butter chicken - an easy weeknight dish that pairs beautifully with Rosewood Estates' Süssreserve riesling.
A spicy Vietnamese chicken noodle soup - not your typical French dish from Around my French Table.
For the first French Fridays with Dorie, I made gougères (cheese puffs) and French onion soup.
Red rice pilaf with candied hazelnuts and grapes - inspired by a dish I ate at Bouchon in Yountville this summer.
My first attempt at sugar cookies and royal icing for Daring Bakers.
Chefs paired with farmers to bring the most amazing dishes at the Savour Stratford Tasting event last weekend.
This salad is a Lao classic and is said to bring good fortune. It's so easy you could make it every day for a taste of the exotic...
Pear chutney made from pears picked right in our own backyard!
A dish that defines me: quinoa patties recreated from the memory of a stay at the Hacienda Cusín, Ecuador.
Blueberry cornmeal pancakes - the only pancake recipe you will ever need. So easy and versatile.
Sous vide potatoes stuffed with quail eggs, topped with crumbled bacon. My first time using a sous-vide machine!
This ratatouille can be made in advance for a tasty, healthy meal. Perfect for eating right once school goes back!
In which I attempt to make the scones of my childhood, just like my Nana used to make.
Zazu Restaurant and Farm in Santa Rosa, California's farm supper - something special. These "cowboy" baked beans were spectacular!
A lighter, healthier version of the traditional pierogi for the summer with a mushroom filling and made with whole wheat flour.
Dinner at the CIA Greystone's Wine Spectator Restaurant in Napa included the "Sweet Finale" dessert tasting plate with olive oil icecream!
Chocolate swiss roll filled with marmalade and Grand Marnier whipped cream, topped with chocolate glaze and candied orange peel.
Coconut flavoured macaron with lime buttercream and a surprise à la Pierre Hermé! My first attempt at the Italian meringue method.
This month's Kitchen Bootcamp invited us to explore salad dressings. This is a lemon-ginger-sesame dressing on fresh sugar snap peas.
Pollo en mole poblano tacos from Lotería Grill in LA. During a flying visit, I made time for good eats and to catch up with some blogging friends.