Plum Galette

Flaky pie dough. What is better? I can’t think of another foodstuff with a more satisfying texture than flaky dough. For those of you who are aspiring bakers and have been told baking is a complicated science you’re destined to fail at – I assure you it’s all lies. A few very simple techniques and limited…

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Savory Breakfast Tart

Breakfast! You know it’s often my favorite meal of the day, especially brunchy-style breakfast meals. It’s been a while since I shared any eggcentric posts with you, so here you go. A little more time consuming than scramble and toast, but it’s worth the extra few minutes of prep time to treat yourself to something…

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Local produce is starting to creep it’s way into veggie stores here in Ontario (at least somewhat local, anyways) so I find myself with an entire bin full of yellow zucchini this week. How many dinners in a row can contain zucchini!? Not that many. It’s always best to plan your baking based on what’s…

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Corn Tortillas – Without a Press

If there’s one thing in the Western food world that just can’t be done justice by the processed and packaged food market – it’s corn tortilla. You can find flour tortilla and versions of corn tortilla at just about any supermarket in North America, but I assure you these imposters are nothing like the luscious real deal you’ll…

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Classic Carrot Cake

The sun finally came out today with some warmth. We’re at the tail end of winter in Toronto, and I’m starting to get that fed up feeling where I’m ready to just get on with it already. Those who know me well know that I am the queen of complaining about the weather being too hot…

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Easy Weeknight Lasagna

Make this easy lasagna on a weeknight. With dry, ready-to-bake noodles there’s no messing around – it only takes 15 minutes to throw together a simple meat sauce (or even less if you opt for a spinachy vegetarian version), then just layer it up and toss it in the oven for 45 minutes. You’ll need a…

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