Archive of ‘Desserts’ category

Chocolate & Almond Crêpes with Raspberry Sauce

I had crêpes almost every Saturday morning from breakfast growing up. I know, cue the French cliché. As I’ve said here before, my mom isn’t much of a cook, but what she does, she does well. Crêpes are one of those things. We had a fantastic tradition of enjoying them as a family almost every weekend. Most […] Read more…

 

Coconut, Mango & Sesame Caramel Ice Pops

I’ve always had a soft spot for ice pops in the summertime. Every year, I make a variety of different kinds and experiment with flavour combos as the weather gets warmer, making sure to always have a few in my freezer to turn to when my sweet tooth strikes. I like to alternate between creamy […] Read more…

 

White Chocolate-Dipped Citrus Segments

At a time of year when not much colourful foods are in season, citrus is my way to add a little vibrancy back into my kitchen. This is the simplest of treats to showcase them, just like I like them. It’s barely a recipe, but something that’s nice enough to serve guests for dessert.I love […] Read more…

 

Chocolate-Covered Cherries

chocolate covered cherries

Sometimes in life, and especially in the kitchen, you have to slightly reinvent the wheel to get to new delicious results. Having had more than my fair share of chocolate-covered strawberries, I couldn’t resist giving the concept a try with cherries, when I brought back a basketful back from the farmer’s market. This is the […] Read more…

 

Chilled Strawberry Mint Soup

I absolutely love cold soups in the summertime. Whether it’s a classic, cold gazpacho, a chilled cucumber soup, a refreshing vichyssoise (the traditional French soup with potato and leeks) or a dessert soup, there’s no better way to enjoy the season and stay cool. Strawberry soup has become a new favourite of mine this year […] Read more…

 

Chocolate and Grand Marnier Tiramisu

jamie oliver tiramisu

Tiramisu was one of the very first recipes I used to make on my own as a kid. One of my mom’s friends had a treasured, super simple recipe to make it and quickly taught me one summer. I remember thinking this was one of the easiest, yet one of the most luxurious desserts I […] Read more…

 

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