Archive of ‘Food’ category

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…

 

Blackberry-Yuzu Mojitos

yuzu mojito

There’s something about the fresh mint in mojitos that always screams warmer weather to me. Spring has been taking its time this year, but I’ve decided to take matters into my own hands and brings sunnier times to my kitchen, regardless of the menacing grey skies. This take on a classic mojito came thanks to […] Read more…

 

Sweet Braised Fennel

braised fennel

Fennel often gets a bit of a bad rap as having an overpowering licorice-like flavour, or just simply as being a difficult ingredient to use in everyday cooking. I can’t get enough of it, to tell you the truth! It’s actually very versatile to use, changes flavour and texture depending on whether you eat it […] Read more…

 

Parmesan and Portobello Baked Eggs

Portobello Baked Eggs

I’ve always loved baked eggs. When I was little, we often had typical French baked eggs which consisted of eggs cracked into a ramekin, topped with a little whipping cream, chopped fresh chives, a good pinch of fleur de sel and freshly cracked pepper and then baked until the whites are just set and the […] Read more…

 

Lemon-Scented Olive Oil Cake with Plumped Figs

Olive oil Cake Maria Speck

Picture this: figs doused in Grand Marnier and orange juice that are folded into a tender cake batter made with whole wheat pastry flour, olive oil and a generous amount of fragrant lemon zest. The result? This beautiful dessert from Maria Speck‘s Ancient Grains for Modern Meals. This was the dessert for this month’s Cookbook […] Read more…

 

Blood Orange, Arugula and Avocado Salad

Often times, a great salad is simply about a killer combination of ingredients. It doesn’t have to be fancy, or have a ton of ingredients, but it does have to have a little heartiness and a mix of textures and flavours. This is definitely the case with this super easy weeknight salad — it’s got […] Read more…

 

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