Quick and Summery Grape Tomato and Garlic Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

Grape and cherry tomatoes are in peak season in summer. They're perfect in quick and simple summer recipes like skewers, salads and make for excellent sauces when you've got an excess after a barbecue (or when you've been rained out from one). Pasta sauces that don't require you to stand over a hot stove are an … Continue reading Quick and Summery Grape Tomato and Garlic Spaghetti Sauce Recipe


Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Poached Egg & Frico

One of the most beautiful things about a poached egg, or a fried egg, is its amazing ability to turn the sparest of plates into a proper meal. Your salad needs something extra? Top it with an egg. Pancakes or waffles looking a bit lonely? Fried eggs will make it better. In this case, my … Continue reading Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Poached Egg & Frico

Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free)

If you follow Canadian food blogger Tara O'Brady's Instagram account, you probably already know about these amazing chocolate chip cookies she's perfected for her first book, Seven Spoons: My Favourite Recipes for Any and Every Day Cooking. Despite my history of drop cookie failures -- my cookies were either hard balls of dough OR complete softies … Continue reading Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free)

Asian Beer Can Chicken

My boyfriend wanted to make beer can chicken for our friend's birthday barbecue. Rather than the usual barbecue rub, we went with something a bit different. But to say it's simply "Asian" is kinda vague. It's more of a Beer Can Chicken with a Southeast Asian Twist as the flavour profile leans towards the delicate balance of … Continue reading Asian Beer Can Chicken

Hokkaido Milk Bread

I've been on a bread making kick lately. I can and do make other things, I swear, but I rarely get the chance to take photos. So for now, here's one of my favourite loaf thus far. It will probably be the fluffiest bread you'll ever make. That's because the Hokkaido Milk Bread is a … Continue reading Hokkaido Milk Bread

Bostock, aka Twice-Baked Almond Brioche

Bostocks are day-old brioche slices that have been soaked in syrup and then generously topped with almond cream and almond slices. They're unassuming in appearance, but pack a delightful punch. Upon baking, the almond cream caramelizes to create a crackling, crispy layer, the syrup keeps the crumbs moist, and the result is a pastry that is … Continue reading Bostock, aka Twice-Baked Almond Brioche