Monthly Archives: July 2011

18
Jul

Last Friday night I made my way over to that stretch of St Laurent street that is so cool they won’t let you pass unless you’re dressed the part 🙂 I headed for the newest restaurant on that cool block, Wood35 Restaurant & Bar. Wood35 has been open for 5 weeks now and occupies the …

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14
Jul
posted in : RECIPES

My mom’s strawberry and pastry cream tart… Those words alone evoke an idyllic lazy summer day to me. It’s the perfect tart to make especially now that the Quebec strawberries are in season and oh so sweet. I don’t know how you feel about pastry cream but it’s one of my all-time favourite things to …

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3
Jul
posted in : RECIPES

I’m a dessert snob. There, I said it. In fact, writing this post has made me realize that I’ve been a dessert snob since I was young and I blame my mother for it. You see when all my friends were eating store-bought desserts, my house was always filled with my mom’s home-made desserts. When …

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2
Jul
posted in : RECIPES

This post was originally written for Honest Cooking. It was very hot in Montreal today and I spent the afternoon poolside basking in the sun and heat. It was the absolute perfect day for this refreshing drink! I grew up in Lebanon where, as a kid, I spent almost every day of every summer frolicking …

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