Cinnamon Raisin Loaf

It’s that time of the year again, when the time between waking up and going back to sleep only spares you a few short hours of daylight. That doesn’t leave a lot of time to get something baked and photographed before all the nice light is gone! The sun only came out for an hour…

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Espresso Crinkle Cookies

I finally have a moment to bake some cookies and sit down to post it for you guys – but unfortunately I have nothing else new or exciting to report. It’s another grey fall day here in Toronto, and the balcony is loaded with planters overflowing with brown decaying plants and shriveled peppers. Every autumn…

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Quiche

I love all things flaky and I believe all things are made delicious if you just put an egg on it, so quiche is a winner in my book. Warm and extra cheesy for the winter, or veggie-licious with a salad in the summer, quiche always works. At least for me. It’s also pretty hard to…

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Baked Empanadas

A healthier version of your favorite fried empanadas, these ones aren’t too difficult and you can fill them with whatever your heart desires. I’m hosting dinner for some friends tonight and I’ve been slaving away in the kitchen since I got up this morning. Why did three different fillings sound like a good idea?! While the…

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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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