unpretentious baking: raspberry jam thumbprint cookies

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I’ve been hearing about Gwyneth’s book on the blogosphere for a while and resisted the urge to reserve it from the library.  I thought it was another ‘celebrity-come-cookbook-writer’ trying to put themselves on the map after years of disappearing from Hollywood to … Continue reading

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when life gives you corn, make corn tortilla pie

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This past week I embarked on a new diet regimen. I started eating gluten-free. You see, I have been experiencing a myriad of body aches with muscle and joint pain, along with fatigue and brain fog. Numerous sessions of physiotherapy, … Continue reading

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rustic delight: turnips dauphinoise

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I’ve recently decided to include vegetables such as turnips, rutabaga and celeriac into my cooking regimen. You see, I always avoided these unfamiliar root vegetable at the market simply because I had some vague recollection of disliking them as a … Continue reading

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making dough: roasted garlic – leek focaccia bread

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Guess who’s getting creative with dough? Yes, me! The person who stated they were wary about yeast. Well, I did it again. I made focaccia bread this weekend. It tasted so good that I ate three of those pieces you … Continue reading

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crispy crust: sausage & mushroom pizza

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On New Year’s Eve I made a pizza. Big whoop, right? Who can’t make pizza? However, I also made my own pizza dough! It wasn’t my first time making dough from scratch but it was my first time in a … Continue reading

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atchoo! ginger-garlic-lemon tea

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Are you coming down with a cold? Seems plenty of folks celebrated the holidays under blankets cradling a box of kleenex. I thought I had escaped the dreaded cold bug going around these past 2 weeks until last night when … Continue reading

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comfort & joy: delicious food over the holidays

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Christmas Day is officially over and everyone is now gearing up for the New Year’s Eve count down. Did you have an enjoyable Christmas? What was the highlight of your holidays? Mine was baking sweets to share with family and … Continue reading

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