Category Archives: Dessert

Gluten-free fruit crisp bars

Classic dessert topping becomes the star of the show! I don’t know about you, but whenever I eat fruit crisp (or crumble), my favourite part is the topping. Crunchy oats, sweet brown sugar and all that buttery goodness….what’s not to … Continue reading

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Salted caramel pots de crème

A delicious 3-ingredient pudding that takes just 5 minutes to make! I’ve long been a fan of exotically-named desserts like budino and pots de crème, the Italian and French versions of the ever-so-boring-sounding pudding. Not to be confused with the … Continue reading

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White Russian Milkshake

Decadent drink and dessert all in one! I still remember the first time I tasted a White Russian cocktail. A fellow server at the bar where I worked during University ordered one when she was off-shift and encouraged me (normally … Continue reading

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Dulce de leche butter pecan ice cream

A rich, flavourful frozen treat! I’ve been a big fan of dulce de leche for years, though I didn’t know it by that name years ago when my mom used to magically transform cans of sweetened condensed milk into a … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Meringue Bites

A gluten-free sweet treat! These pillowy little confections are so light and delicate it takes a lot of willpower to eat just one or two, but they are so flavourful you might find that one satisfies a sweet craving quite … Continue reading

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Grown up floats with vodka coolers and gelato

A perfect summertime drink and dessert in one! My two favourite flavours of floats when I was a kid were orange soda with vanilla ice cream and root beer with chocolate. I know the latter combo might sound a little … Continue reading

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Deconstructed Cannoli with Crispy Cinnamon Cookies

All the flavour, none of the fuss! I adore eating cannoli but I don’t enjoy making it. Maybe the distinct absence of any Italian ancestors in my lineage leaves me ill-equipped for the task, but I find filling those delicate … Continue reading

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