I really enjoyed making these Hazelnut, Raspberry Jam and White Chocolate Ganache Tarts. I couldn’t help but think of the arrival of spring, summer, warm weather, and visiting the local fruit farms. During the berry growing seasons I pick baskets
My daughter, Liana, stocked our refrigerator with an assortment of berries this week. My favourite way to eat strawberries is really quite simple; I add freshly whipped cream. But these strawberries had a different destiny in store. That’s because soon
The weekend is here and I thought I would make an extra special dessert, White Chocolate Mousse with Blueberry Compote Parfait, for the kids and their friends. Did you know the French word “parfait” means “perfect” in English? I couldn’t describe
I’ve always been sensitive to the cold (you’d think I’d be used to it by now considering I’ve lived in Canada most of my life) but the last few weeks I can’t get warm enough. Coincidentally neither could the kids.
This week has been an especially difficult week and I wanted to bake something extra special. I thought I was entitled to indulge a little and I decided to make Yeasted Chocolate Coffee Cake. When I think of comfort food,
I’m on the hunt for new and simple cookie recipes. Why? Well, it’s because it’s that time of year again. Time for bridal showers! My first sighting? These Spiced Honey Fingers. I hoped they would be delicious enough to add to the
I’ve been drooling over Mowie’s Oreo® Key Lime Pie since he shared his recipe last fall. Unfortunately getting Key Limes in my area has proved to be quite difficult. Imagine my surprise when I finally spotted (or so I thought) a
I love Donuts! And I love pastries! And I am a self-professed Chocoholic. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that my favourite all-time donut is a Boston Cream Donut. Ah! Sweet and light, cream-filled pillows, glazed with lush chocolate