Busy weekend ahead, my nephew, Michael is getting married tomorrow. Our family is coming in from the US today for the festivities; I can’t wait to see everyone. I thought I would make some coffee cakes using the last of
My mom stopped by for a visit the other day and she came bearing gifts, a basket overflowing with the most beautiful, plump and juicy blackberries from her garden. I wanted to make a sweet treat for mom highlighting the
Mini cakes are the perfect way to wow your guests and because they can be made ahead of time they’re perfect for entertaining. I turn to these types of desserts more often than not because I don’t want to have
Sweet Ricotta Fritters (frittelle di ricotta) is a traditional Italian favourite typically prepared for Carnevale. They’re very similar to the French beignets. During Carnevale festivities it would be difficult not to succumb to the temptation to enjoy these sweet fried pastries
I can’t believe we’re at the tail end of strawberry season already. I couldn’t find one Ontario strawberry anywhere the markets were sold out! If you’re anything like me you’ll be sad to see the last strawberries of the season.
My son, Matthew celebrated his birthday last week (I can’t believe my kids are passed the teenage years) and as usual he requested an ice cream cake. His favourite is the Dairy Queen Oreo Blizzard Cake but this time instead
The mere mention of the availability of fresh figs is enough to get my family rushing to the markets to get their hands on as many of the elusive treats as they can (they’re obsessed over figs). Fresh figs are
Cronuts – the new doughnut craze. There’s been so much hype about pastry chef, Dominique Ansel’s new croissant doughnut creation that it’s inspired me to try and replicate them. The new doughnut is part flaky pastry, and part cream-filled doughnut, how could I