For the longest time the one item that was guaranteed to land in my grocery basket was bananas but for the last six months I can probably count on one hand how many times I’ve purchased them. They were back
When I was out in the working world, it wasn’t unusual to receive a late afternoon call from my sister and she would ask, “Coffee Time?” My answer – an emphatic yes! We both stopped what we were doing, hopped
The elementary school I attended as a little girl is located directly across the street from my childhood home. I shared with you yesterday that everyone in the neighbourhood knew when my mother was making bread because the aroma escaped
For a long time I prepared yeasted dough using the stand mixer but lately I prefer to prepare it using the traditional method, by hand. There’s something about the process of kneading dough that I find so comforting and relaxing.
Have you ever indulged in the thick creaminess of Italian Hot Chocolate? With this cold weather I thought I would share one of the most enticing hot beverages enjoyed in bars across Italy. Bar, hot chocolate? May seem like an
Viennoiserie is the term given to yeasted dough sweetened with sugar and enriched with butter and eggs. The two main classifications of Viennoiserie are laminated and non-laminated dough. Danish Pastries and Croissants fall in the laminated category whereas Brioche, Pan
My sister, Connie, brought me not one, not two, but three delicious Italian treats in the past week, Lasagna, Cicerchiata (Italian Honey Balls) and these amazing Sweet Rolls, Pagnottini. Connie met me at the fabric store on one of my endless
I know I went on record a few months ago saying, “I hate store-bought Puff Pastry!” but I’m happy to say I’ve finally made my peace with it. I’ve made a new best friend in the grocery freezer aisle, it