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La Tartine Gourmande cookbook & Carrot and zucchini tartlets Coriander-flavored carrot and zucchini tartlets

“How many cookbooks do you have anyway?” my boy asked me the other day, followed by, “And how many (food) magazines?” I never counted, but there are 2 full bookcases. “Don’t worry”, I told him. “Son, one day all this will be yours and your sister’s. 50-50” I bought my first cookbook at 10. The second one […]

No-roll quiche crust No-roll quiche crust

You know me, I’m a risk taker. A.k.a I get lazy and bake gnocchi to see what will happen, instead of cook them in boiling water as people are supposed to do. To justify this sort of moves, I have developed a theory that all great inventors must have been lazy folks who just wanted […]

Hummus, my way Hummus

Sometimes the simple things in life are the trickiest ones to nail down. Not to discourage you, but you might think that by taking a no-cooking recipe with a few basic ingredients, whizzing them all together in a food processor, then voila, you’ll have hummus? Eh, no. It doesn’t quite work that way. Life’s simplest pleasures […]

Flaky and Creamy Butternut Squash Galette

No, I am not going to give you another decadent chocolate dessert recipe for Valentine’s Day. They seem to be all over the place as it is. You don’t really need another one. Do you? On the other hand, what are you going to have for dinner before the dessert? Or is it going to […]