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Grab Your Kitchen Torch & Let’s Celebrate National Crème Brûlée Day! Posted by on Jul 27, 2017

July has a lot of important holidays – we have Canada’s Canada Day on the 1st, the USA’s Independence Day on the 4th, and Bastille Day in France on the 14th. These holidays are all meaningful for a number of reasons, but it would be an absolute tragedy if I didn’t mention July’s most sinfully…

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What Better Dessert for Christmas Than a…Log? Posted by on Dec 25, 2015

While Christmas Day may be winding down, the season isn’t really over until the New Year. Christmas has many traditions, and many of them are tied to food. Everyone loves family meals consisting of a baked ham or turkey, savory sides, and delicious desserts (miam ! yum!) – and we’re not even counting the sugar…

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Crêpes à l’ananas (Pineapple crepes) Posted by on May 23, 2011

L’ananas (pineapple) is a tropical fruit pas comme les autres (unlike the others)! Yes, just ask the Dominican botanist Jean-Baptiste Du Tertre, the Frenchman who joined les hollandais (the Dutch) against les espagnols (the Spaniards) during the siege of Maastricht, almost 400 years before the two would meet again in a World Cup final, and about 40 years…

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French Recette Extraordinaire: Financiers Posted by on Aug 24, 2010

Je viens de passer (I just spent) toute la soirée à fouiller dans tout mon appart pour une recette (the whole evening searching my whole apartment for a recipe). Ce n’est pas une recette ordinaire. If you learn about anything from this blog, it’s probably my obsession with baked goods- les cupcakes, les cookies (petits…

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