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The pantry is filled with vegetables and herbs harvested from the garden. The mornings are cool and crisp. Time to make soup. I went to the bible of authentic Italian cooking. THE SILVER SPOON. Five pages of minestrone soups. Almost … Continue reading
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I have shared hundreds of recipes on my food blog MRS. BUTTERFINGERS. One recipe has been extraordinarily popular. It is my recipe for butter tarts. Hundreds of cooks have down loaded the recipe this quintessential Canadian dessert. The melt-in-your-mouth flaky … Continue reading
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It was our last night in Paris. The night sky was fading as we wandered into an old bistro in the lst Arrondissment. This is the area where the citizens of the old market place of Les Halles … Continue reading
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I started baking cakes when I was nine or ten years old. I made quick breads. They were the easiest. No whipping egg whites. No careful folding of flour. Baking utensils were basic. An egg-beater for whipping egg whites and … Continue reading
We live out in the country wedged between the mighty Fraser River a few minutes walk north of us and the Pacific Ocean a short drive to the west. This enviable location does come with a problem. A micro-climate with … Continue reading
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All through the long and glorious summer the garden rewarded us with glorious vegetables. I walk from the kitchen across the long stretch of grass and into the garden. It is another world of vegetables going quietly about their business … Continue reading
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There I am. Nose pressed against the window of a pastry shop in Paris. It is a magnificent display of opulent, mouth watering goodies, but what has caught my eye are miniature golden loaves – Financiers. The story is … Continue reading