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Traditional Tourtière & All Butter Pastry

Traditional Tourtière & All Butter Pastry

Ahh, this thing was a masterpiece! I was inspired to make tourtière (pronounced tort-ee-AIR) for the first time this year in honour of Canada Day. My family on my paternal grandmother’s side is French Canadian, having arrived in Quebec in the 1690s. French Canadian cooking is the ultimate comfort food, I think—Quebec winters are bloody… Read more

Simple Chicken Noodle Soup

Simple Chicken Noodle Soup

The weather here in Australia is blessedly taking a turn for the cool. The days are still wonderfully warm and beach-worthy, but evenings are beginning to beg for warm soups and casseroles again. Or at least, it doesn’t feel like such a heinous crime to want to turn my stove on! On the other hand… Read more

Steamed Moroccan Vegetables

Steamed Moroccan Vegetables

Do I have an obsession with anything “Moroccan”? Sort of. Stick Moroccan in front of any kind of food and I’m going to be excited to try it. After my friends Alaina and Ashton (yes, one of the original Cheeses and her hubby) had a Moroccan-themed dinner party at their apartment to showcase their tajine… Read more

The Best Stuffing Ever

The Best Stuffing Ever

Ahh… stuffing. Probably one of my favourite parts of a holiday meal. I’ll go back for seconds just of stuffing, even before dessert—honestly, it’s a wonder that I don’t make it all the time and stuff myself silly with it! (Pardon the pun.) With a bit of cranberry sauce and turkey and gravy… it’s the… Read more