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The Yum Yum Factor · 1w ago

How to Make a Frittata Full of Fennel and Zucchini The Yum Way

I love a good frittata but, for some reason, I never make them. There are only so many meals in a day and when you cook for a living, you are always making something new and that can mean that tried and true old favourites are forgotten until you are...
The Yum Yum Factor · 1W ago

Overnight Caramel Pear French Toast with Croissants

In today's admission of food snobbery,  I had convinced myself that I hated the idea of a ...
The Yum Yum Factor · 2W ago

Surviving Paris Without Losing Your Mind and Draining Your Pocketbook

The view from the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower is stunning, even on a rainy, overcast day...
The Yum Yum Factor · 4W ago

My Rome Notebook: Three Days of Eating In Rome or Everything I Put In My Mouth Was Delicious

Artichokes presented like bouquets of beautiful flowers were everywhere, including IN my bellyI know I might be making enemies when I say that the restaurant food in Paris was, on the whole, often underwhelming, but I also know I am not alone in that...
The Yum Yum Factor · 4W ago

Asian Shrimp Ceviche with Spicy Ponzu Sauce

this version was topped with a bit of red onion and more sesame seeds It is no secret that...
The Yum Yum Factor · 1M ago

Matcha No Bake Cheesecake with Pocky Granola

Say that ten times fast.A rich, creamy matcha no bake cheesecake with a crust made out of Matcha Pocky granola is the dessert you need. Like, right now.
The Yum Yum Factor · 1M ago

My Paris Notebook: My Six Favourite Meals in The City of Lights

the frisée aux lardons of my dreams from La Plomb du CantalWe might not travel the way oth...
The Yum Yum Factor · 1M ago

A Pop Up and a Pressure Cooker Workshop Walked Into A Bar.........

As I edit my Paris/Rome photos like a maniac and get ready to start sharing my trip with you, I thought I would just let everybody know that I have two fun things to share for my Toronto peeps:Next week, on Thursday April 6, I will be cooking up a st...
The Yum Yum Factor · 2M ago

Pierogi or Pedaheh, Call It What You Want But Don't Call Me Late For Supper

So, After searching for my recipe for pierogies in vain, I realized that I had posted it o...
The Yum Yum Factor · 2M ago

Love Letter to Rome Part 1 - Instant Pot Carbonara

So, we just got back from a trip to Paris and Rome and my head is so full of recipes that I want to replicate that I almost don't know where to start. Keep any eye for all of my upcoming posts about the trip so I can share all of the great things we ...