Monthly Archives: August 2019

Small batch zucchini relish

Make a few tasty jars to capture the flavour of summer! I’ve been making this relish for years and it’s a real family favourite. We enjoy it in the usual places – on burgers, hotdogs and sausages – but also … Continue reading

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Grilled baby bok choy

A summery side dish that’s full of flavour! I love the taste and texture of bok choy but also appreciate it because it’s a great source of potassium and other nutrients. While this versatile vegetable is a family favourite in … Continue reading

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Road tripping: the Kawarthas-Northumberland Butter Tart Tour part 3

Tasty treats, spectacular scenery and breathtaking boat rides! The third and final day of our fantastic road trip to the Kawartha Lakes-Northumberland region began with a self-guided kayaking expedition in Bocaygeon with Buckeye Surf and Snow, right across from Lock … Continue reading

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Butter tart-inspired biscuits

A tasty twist on a favourite Canadian dessert! I was asked by a friend to come up with a sweet treat similar to butter tarts but without eggs due to a family allergy. Rather than trying to reinvent the characteristic … Continue reading

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Road tripping: the Kawarthas-Northumberland Butter Tart Tour part 2

The quest to taste a uniquely Canadian treat continues! We got an early start on our second day on the Kawarthas-Northumberland Butter Tart Tour so we could pack in as many sights and tastes as possible. Our first stop of … Continue reading

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Road tripping: the Kawarthas-Northumberland Butter Tart Tour part 1

In search of one of Canada’s quintessential desserts! Who knew a scavenger hunt could be so delicious and interesting? You can only imagine how excited I was to be given an opportunity to head out and explore the self-guided Kawarthas-Northumberland … Continue reading

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Raspberry Clafoutis

A simple, not-too-sweet dessert Clafoutis is considered by many to be one of the quintessential desserts of France. The popular treat is surprisingly easy to make, yielding a fruit-filled delight that falls somewhere between a cake and a custard. Based … Continue reading

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