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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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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Dessert for Breakfast.

Happy March 1st! We should be nearing the beginning of spring, right? I don’t know about wherever you are, but it’s still -15 C here. Sure doesn’t feel like the spring I’m used to. I never make oatmeal for breakfast. I’m trying to get in the habit of eating a proper breakfast these days, rather than just my…

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Oatmeal Apple Crisp

I’ve had several requests in the past week, two of which were apple crisp and the perfect chocolate chip cookie. I had two incredibly productive days off (including two good gym sessions, the latter one leaving me almost unable to walk this morning) so I didn’t have much time for baking, however I did bake…

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Beignets

I’m finally getting around to posting recipes again!  I’ve almost forgotten how enjoyable it is to crouch down in front of my living room window, food arranged on props, chairs and stools stacked up high to catch the light, camera in hand… I love starting my morning this way. I also love sitting down with…

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