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Rustic Cornflour Bread

I love a hearty, rustic loaf that’s full of flavour, so I was excited to experiment with the heritage corn flour from Barkley’s Apple Orchard that I found in the Holiday Farmers’ Feast basket from the Ottawa Farmers’ Market. Corn … Continue reading

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Pinwheel Cookies

Growing up, these were one of my very favourite Christmas cookies. It was only when I first made them by myself in my 20s that I came to really appreciate my Mom having made them year after year, given that … Continue reading

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Fabulous Focaccia

Over the last fifteen to twenty years, we North Americans have become a lot more bread savvy. I think this stems partially from the notion that if one is going to eat bread, it has to be really good bread. … Continue reading

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Soft Ballpark-Style Pretzels

The easiest way to get your kids interested in food is to get them involved in the kitchen. Working together to prepare a family favourite or test out a new recipe provides a great learning opportunities – cooking is all … Continue reading

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Gougères (savoury cheese puffs)

There’s something quite magical about choux pastry, don’t you think? Also known as pâte à choux , this light pastry dough is used for sweet treats including cream puffs (click here for my recipe), profiteroles, croquembouches, éclairs, beignets and more; it’s also the foundation for … Continue reading

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Flaky Butter Biscuits

Biscuits were one of the first things I learned to bake independently as a child and I still adore making – and eating – them. I recently started wondering if the classic French folding technique that makes puff pastry so … Continue reading

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