Category Archives: Edible Gifts

Edible gifts featured on Shepherd’s Fashions Coffee Talk

Five fabulously tasty treats you can share over the holidays! Today, more than ever, consumable gifts are so stylish. When you take the time to prepare edible gifts in your own kitchen, the family and friends with whom you share … Continue reading

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Festive maple snack mix

A sweet-salty-spicy treat! My mom’s savoury nuts ‘n bolts were a highlight of the holiday snacks menu when I was growing up. I loved every component – the Cheerios, pretzels, peanuts and Shreddies, not to mention the tangy sauce that … Continue reading

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Mushroom seasoned salt

A delicious way to add flavour to lots of dishes! The subtle, earthy and rich flavour that mushrooms, yeast, truffles, anchovies, strong cheese and other elements add to foods is called umami. It’s often called the fifth flavour (after salty, … Continue reading

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Chocolate dipping spoons

An edible holiday gift the kids can make! These spoons – perfect for stirring extra deliciousness into a mug of hot chocolate, steamed milk or coffee – were one of our favourite teachers’ gifts for years. Easy enough for the … Continue reading

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No-bake lemon coconut squares

One of those ‘bet you can’t eat just one’ treats! I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love it when I taste something new-to-me that’s incredible. My typical reaction is that I cannot wait to get home and try … Continue reading

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Fall for Flavour: No-cook Pear Chutney

Quick condiment a perfect pairing for roasted meat or charcuterie! I love serving chutneys with roasted meat of any kind. They can serve as a side dish or even a stuffing. They’re a great way to add a pop of … Continue reading

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Quick lemon-thyme loaf

Thyme adds a tasty twist to a classic favourite I adore all things lemon and this speedy sweet bread is one of my go-to recipes. The addition of  fresh thyme leaves makes this loaf extra-special, providing a nice pop of … Continue reading

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