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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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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20 Minute Cutlery Patina How-To

    Today I spent a couple of hours scouring the antique stores of Bayview and Mount Pleasant in the Davisville area of Toronto looking for cheap finds for food photography props, and had some great success! If you spend enough time rummaging through the dark corners of these dust slicked shops and are willing to…

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