French Brasserie – Lemon Tart & Grand-Mere’s Tart Dough

I’ve spent a lot of time perfecting pies, but have never made a tart. I set out to rectify that this weekend. I decided to use the recipe from the French Brasserie cookbook. And as long as I was at it, I decided to use his tart dough recipe as well. The dough was easy… Continue reading French Brasserie – Lemon Tart & Grand-Mere’s Tart Dough

Turkish Delights – Stewed kale, chickpeas and bulgur

I had been looking Turkish Delights the last few times I went to the grocery store, so I finally decided to get it. It’s a beautiful book, written by a UK based chef who has a Turkish father and partner. It’s a beautiful journey through the country and there are lots of recipes I want… Continue reading Turkish Delights – Stewed kale, chickpeas and bulgur

Little Paris Kitchen – Chicken with mushrooms and white wine sauce

I bought a bunch of mushrooms thinking I would make risotto. But then I made asparagus risotto. So…what to do with all the mushrooms?! This is the first recipe I’ve made out of the Rachel Khoo’s Little Paris Kitchen. I normally wouldn’t have bought it, but my neighbourhood cookbook store was going out of business… Continue reading Little Paris Kitchen – Chicken with mushrooms and white wine sauce