Category: Holiday

Baking

Jam Pillows

I have had this recipe flagged as “sounds-awesome-and-I-must-make” for at least two years. The original recipe is called Pastry …

Jan 29, 2014

Cooking in Season

Chai Honey Butter

Yesterday, I spent a good part of the day at the downtown Victoria Public Market. I went because …

Dec 15, 2013

Baking

Homemade Quince Paste

It’s quince season! For those who need help envisioning a quince, here is a description from my 9-year-old …

Nov 19, 2013

Cooking in Season

Rhubarb-Strawberry Galette

Rhubarb Strawberry Galettes are the ultimate in spring desserts. Perfect fruit-to-pastry ratio, great flavour, and my recipe comes …

Apr 28, 2013

My Life in Food

Easter Treats for Small Hands: Monkey Bread and Bird’s Nest Cookies

I’ve finally recovered from my week in the kitchen with 37 kids over Spring Break. We had so …

Mar 27, 2013

Baking

Mint Chocolate Butter Crisps – Happy Holidays!

I have had many friends and clients ask me to post this recipe so that they can Pin …

Dec 24, 2012

Baking

Butter Pecan Cookies

I made these the first time only because I wanted to use up some pecans. I made these the second …

Dec 7, 2012

Baking

Cranberry Custard Bars with Orange

You want a lip smacking dish to take to a Christmas party? A recipe that’s seasonal, creative, delicious, but …

Nov 28, 2012

Baking

Fresh Pumpkin Loaf

Fresh pumpkin loaf is my favourite home-baked treat: deliciously crusty, moist on the inside, fresh pumpkiny, fragrant with cloves, and utterly comforting.

Oct 31, 2012

Cooking in Season

Warm Farro Salad with Winter Greens

I admit that I am a traditionalist when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner. But still I like to …

Oct 3, 2012

Baking

Train Museum Pie

By “Train Museum”, I mean the BC Forest Discovery Centre. By “Pie”, I mean, well, pie. Many years …

Sep 9, 2012

Cooking in Season

Spiced Gooseberry Chutney

If you have been wanting to buy some of those gorgeous green gooseberries but are not sure what to …

Jul 28, 2012
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