Sun's Out, Buns Out! Tropical Hot Cross Buns

Sun's Out, Buns Out! Tropical Hot Cross Buns

I love making these traditional sweet bread buns with my kids around this time of year.  Spring is already a great time of year but these make for something extra special to look forward to!  These hot cross buns aren’t exactly traditional, I’ve added some...
Three Recipes with Overripe Bananas + Recipe Video

Three Recipes with Overripe Bananas + Recipe Video

My little guy asks me to buy lots of bananas, and then he doesn’t eat them.  Sound familiar?  I’m repeatedly left with overripe bananas and instead of always making banana chocolate chip muffins, I’ve had to figure out a few new ways to use them,...
Classic Biscotti

Classic Biscotti

I’m obsessed with coffee, and when I go to a nice Italian coffee shop, I always need something to go with it.  Pastries are great and I have never been known to turn down a baked good like a muffin or a scone.  However, the most perfect pairing to a really great...
Harvest Skillet Chicken Ratatouille

Harvest Skillet Chicken Ratatouille

When I think of cooking seasonally, Ratatouille is the first thing I think about in the late summer, or early Autumn when vegetables are in abundance and I can’t resist buying a few of each variety from my local market.   Traditionally, each vegetable is cooked...
Coconut Crumble French Toast Soufflés

Coconut Crumble French Toast Soufflés

Brunch is my favourite meal of the day and one of my favourite dishes is French toast.  French toast could be cumbersome to prepare but I found that baking it really cuts down on time.  I put a fun twist on a French toast bake and created these Coconut Crumble French...
Blood Orange Panna Cotta

Blood Orange Panna Cotta

Every year I find myself anxiously awaiting the arrival of blood oranges at my local market.  Like most citrus fruit, they hail from areas with very warm climates so all we can do here in Toronto is wait around for their arrival. Besides the gorgeous red colour, blood...