Zucchini Bread with Honey + Molasses

  Two days ago in British Columbia an astonishing 20 temperature records were broken at weather stations across the province. The temperature highs in the top three communities to break their records ranged from 40.7 C to 41.1 C. Byproducts of these kinds of temperatures include uncontrolled wildfires, smog buildup, and red tides, all three of which are…

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Lazy Black Forest Cake

  Summer calls for food that is seasonal and light. When you google summer dessert you’re mostly overrun with fruit trifles and different (read: gimmicky) ways to make a watermelon look like a cake. Neither of these are among my favourite food trends for obvious reasons. Simplicity is in, kitschy is out. Use in-season produce (and local) if you…

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Burnt Eggplant Crostini with Garlic and Lemon

  Tonight I cook dinner from Ottolenghi and Tamimi’s Jerusalem, A Cookbook, and I know it’ll be delicious because everything in this book is excellent. It hasn’t failed us yet. On the menu: burnt eggplant marinated in olive oil, yogurt, lemon, garlic and herbs on toasted crostini, tangy caper and herb fish cakes, and a simple chopped…

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Tiramisu. Dessert is back!

  No long history or fun and exciting story here- Tiramisu is possibly the most well known Italian dessert (to North American’s anyways) and it’s only been around since the 1960’s. There’s much debate about the exact whereabouts or chef of it’s creation, but who really cares? It’s traditionally made with egg yolks and sometimes egg whites, but I’ve…

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Easy, Same-Day Pizza Dough

  So finally after all the nights of pizza at home- I put in the effort to make the crust as well. I guess I was just worried that a same-day dough wouldn’t be so great, and if it flops… it’s kind of too late to make another batch, it’s 8 pm now and you’re…

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