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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Orange Marmalade

    This is my first ever batch of marmalade! It turned out quite nicely, I’m happy with it. Lots of fun to photograph that’s for sure. The process was simpler than I thought, and though it takes 48 hours to prepare it’s mostly just allowing things to sit for a few hours at a…

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Perfect Oatmeal Cookies

  I’m a sucker for the perfect cookie, but the perfect cookie is elusive. Not only is the ratio of ingredients going to affect your final product, but also the baking time, baking temperature, whether or not you push the cookie dough down before baking, etc. All of these simple differences make for completely different…

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