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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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Peach Tarts with Ricotta and Arugula

Freeform pastry makes for an easy, impressive brunch or lunch dish As I kid, I ate a lot of canned peaches, especially during the bleak winter months when fresh fruit options were sparse and expensive. Today, we are fortunate to … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Lasagna with mushrooms, leeks and kale

Apparently lasagna’s earliest origins can be found in the culinary cultures of both Ancient Greece and Rome. I grew up eating a spicy hybrid version made with tomato sauce and Polish sausage, switching to a bolognese variety when I started … Continue reading

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Lemon-Oat-Ricotta Pancakes

These are the most amazing pancakes. Fluffy yet substantial, they are packed with flavour, have a great texture and – wait for it – they’re even gluten-free! While they are delicious with maple syrup, they really shine with a drizzle … Continue reading

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C’est Cheese

As a child I really wasn’t a cheese lover, nor was I exposed to very many different varieties of cheese. Sliced orange stuff in a sandwich was the norm until my first trip to Europe as a teen changed everything. … Continue reading

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