Monthly Archives: June 2019

Strawberries and cream drop scones

Easy, delicious biscuits for breakfast, brunch or teatime! I adore making scones and biscuits but sometimes find I am not in the mood to roll out and cut the dough. Drop scones are a great solution as they are fast … Continue reading

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Salted caramel and chocolate covered pretzels        

Easy and delicious homemade candy! Whether for a party, bake sale or picnic treat, these little bites are sure to be a big hit. Best of all, you can easily find gluten-free pretzels if that’s the crowd you need to … Continue reading

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Maple gelato with salted pecan brittle

A not-too-sweet dessert everyone will love! I was fortunate to enjoy homemade ice cream on a semi-regular basis when was growing up. We had one of those wooden bucket style ice cream makers, to which you added ice cubes and … Continue reading

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Make-ahead potato and pancetta puffs

Fancy ‘tater tots’ the whole family will love! These little beauties were inspired two things: 1) my love of pierogis and 2) a big batch of leftover mashed potatoes. While their taste is evocative of pieriogi filling, they are a … Continue reading

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Cheesy garlic fingers with donair sauce

A made-in-the Maritimes delight! A recent trip to Nova Scotia reawakened my love for garlic fingers dipped in the made-in-the-Maritimes delight that is donair sauce. Donairs are similar to gyros or shawarmas, but their sauce – a sweet and sour … Continue reading

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Turkish-inspired kofte (meatball) sandwiches

An easy, flavourful dish with a playful nickname! My son recently gave me a fun gift: The Turkish Cookbook by Musa Dağdeviren, whom you may have seen on the popular Netflix show, Chef’s Table. I was excited to leaf through … Continue reading

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