Spice Cookies for Autumn.

  Sugar rolled spice cookies and a pot of Chai tea. The perfect accompaniment to this grey October afternoon. I have no interesting stories or opinions to share today, as we’re too busy marathoning… Continue reading

Pumpkin Bread with Bosc Pears

    In honor of the crisp autumn weather that’s officially arrived (and me finally getting to wear my peacoat and massive scarf!) I wanted to make something particularly suited for this week’s… Continue reading

Toasted Sunflower Seed Sable Cookies with Rye + Cardamom

    This week I got my hands on Chad Robertson’s Tartine Book 3. I’ve been getting excited about using alternative grains for bread and pastry not for the purpose of going gluten… Continue reading

Chai Spiced Shortbread + Chickpea Buckwheat Sable

  This week I’ve been wanting to try out some new cookie recipes with alternative flours, for different textures and flavors. I went out and got an assortment of goodies, scored a recipe… Continue reading

Gluten-Free! My opinion on fad dieting and allergy claims.

  Breakfast talk #2. Today’s topic is fad dieting vs. food allergies! *yayyy! …everyone roll their eyes now*  I apologize in advance for the excessive italicizing and bolding, it’s the only way I… Continue reading

Food Blogger Etiquette, Recipe Copyright Law + Legality vs. Morality.

  Breakfast Talk #1. The beginning of a series of posts on the topic of food blogging + writing, to initiate conversation and debate. This post is specifically geared towards food bloggers or those who’re… Continue reading

Ciabatta Bread.

    Another glorious, sunny September day. It’s been a while since I’ve made any bread, and even longer since I’ve attempted ciabatta. I’d started making this recipe already before noticing I didn’t… Continue reading

Stone Fruit Brown Sugar Clafoutis (Dairy Free)

    Today marks Day #1 of my posting recipes with a cookbook in mind. My favourite kinds of baked goods are those that are easy to prepare, quick to bake, look rustic-beautiful,… Continue reading

So you want to write a cookbook? : Plans for the Future.

  I’ve officially spent just over two years living in Toronto. Time is flying. I love this city. Over the past year and a half I’ve logged more hours than I can count in… Continue reading

Banana Pecan Muffins with Dulce de Leche

  I’ve been meaning to make a can of dulce de leche at home, as it takes nearly zero effort to make. Just toss a can of sweetened condensed milk into pot, cover… Continue reading

Almond Butter Cookies. Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free + Gluten-Free! (…and a massive Thank You)

  This week I was Freshly Pressed. Again. And I’m incredibly grateful to WP for the exposure. I’m the type that can pick up a book, read it half way through, and then ditch it… Continue reading

Chocolate Babka.

  I spent this last weekend catching up with family out of town. Family I haven’t seen in nearly a year. A couple of days sitting around in the backyard doing absolutely nothing… Continue reading