Why I quit being a Chef. Again.

As some of you already know, I recently quit my job as a Chef. Pastry Chef to be precise. For ten years (with the exception of a few months color-tinting paint, really) I’ve been plugging away in professional kitchens. The beginning is mostly a blur to be honest, I don’t even remember that twinkling moment when I thought “Hey!…

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Tarte Aux Pommes (Apple Tart)

  This week I finished reading a book. Sounds minimal, I know. But it’s been a long while since something’s caught my attention enough to finish it, and in record time too. Cea Person writes of her rollercoaster ride childhood living in and out of tents and tipis in Canada’s wilderness, in her memoir North…

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The Tiniest Wedding Cakes

  The smell of freshly brewed coffee is one of my favourite things in life. I know that’s putting a lot on something simple, but it’s the little things that matter most. The smell of coffee isn’t just a reminder of the feeling you get while sipping a fresh brew, it’s also a reminder of…

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