Archive of ‘Desserts’ category

Full-On Chocolate Tarts

This weekend was a chocolate kind of weekend and it all started with the simple desire of making homemade chocolate dough. Whenever things get hectic around me, or I feel a little ungrounded, I like to turn towards something that never fails me – like making a classic dough. No matter how many times I […] Read more…

 

Pumpkin and Ginger Ice Cream Sandwiches

When I hosted Thanksgiving this year, I wanted to serve an array of desserts but try to steer away from doing the classics only. This is how this delicious treat idea came about – creamy pumpkin ice cream sandwiched between two crinkled, ginger cookies. The toughest part was finding good pumpkin ice cream. If it […] Read more…

 

The Easiest Blueberry Tarts

No matter how satisfying making dough is, sometimes you just need a fast alternative. Don’t get me wrong, I love making dough from scratch – taking a few simple ingredients and turning them into a pliable, versatile dough always seems rather magical. But for those times when you’re really in a pinch, I’ll let you […] Read more…

 

The Easiest Chocolate and Pear Pudding

Before I give you the recipe for this deliciously easy chocolate pudding – some food news! As most of you know, I’ve been working in the food realm for a few years now and, as of a couple weeks ago, started a new position as a Food Specialist for Canadian Living. Canadians will know the […] Read more…

 

Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf with a Lemon Glaze

This post is the perfect platform to declare my love for meyer lemons. If you’ve never tasted one of these gorgeously sweet citrus, I hope it will be on your to-do list for the week! Meyer lemons are ideal to bake with and give that perfectly intense citrus flavour to sweet treats. This lemon loaf […] Read more…

 

Dark Chocolate Medallions with Pistachios and Candied Papaya

I’m almost ashamed to write out a recipe for these delicious indulgences because they are so incredibly simply to make. These little dessert bites came about a few nights ago. Do you ever have a late night sugar craving you just can’t soothe? It’s not the most healthy feeling, but, let’s face it, it happens to […] Read more…

 

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