Tis the season for bountiful fruit and veg and that includes pears. Neither the husband or myself are huge “must have pears!” people, but when I was at the market, these pears were laying there. Perfect and unbruised, they were
A coworker had a birthday last week and I decided to bring in cupcakes. I knew she loved chocolate and coffee so decided to combine the two into a chocolate espresso cupcakes, filling it with homemade dulce de leche. I
The original recipe for this pie was a rhubarb cream pie of my mother-in-laws. Rhubarb or strawberry rhubarb were the only flavours she made. She thought I was totally thinking outside the box and it was crazy wild when I
This batch of lemon curd was intended to be filling madeleines, but I found that there wasn’t enough being injected into the cookie. As a filling for a cupcake or spread on a piece of toast, it would be stellar.
I’ve always been scared to try madeleines. They always gave the impression of being hard to do, in the way that fancy French desserts are wont to do. But with a birthday dinner for my mother and one of my
I came across this recipe for lemon posset through Facebook and by the pictures alone I knew I wanted to make it. The facts that it was made with three ingredients, looked like a lemony, silky, spoonful of heaven, and
I don’t know how I came across this recipe for almond flour strawberry shortcake cake, but I’m glad I did. It was very easy to turn fully low carb with the substitution of Splenda for the sugar. I also changed
The other day I was putting away groceries and noticed a can of chocolate milk stout that the Hubby hadn’t drunk. This is a milk stout, that is flavoured with chocolate, not a chocolate milk tasting stout. Either way, I
It was years ago when I first heard of trifle. A bit of research ended up showing some disturbing jello and fruit concoction, I’m not sure where it came from, but I knew that it wasn’t the trifle I’d tried.