I’m very proud to announce that I have completed my very first novelty cake all by my lonesome. Six or so hours later and 2 kg of butter, 18 eggs and a tonne of red food colouring later, I give you the pig!
We recently had the pleasure of being spoiled by a very dear foodie from far far away… The company was great, the evening full of laughs and to top it all off, the food was outstanding. Since we like to believe in the idea of “go big or go home” we enjoyed a seven course tasting menu that evening. Everything from bacon wrapped scallops with fiddle heads to home made BBQ to sunchoke puree and an amazing chocolate mousse for dessert. I wish I could attach little tastings for all those... Read The Rest →
Here are just a few of the many food pictures we’ve collected in and around Rome/Florence….. Enjoy
Just thought I would put up some pics of pretty little desserts from Ma Maison in Etobicoke (Dundas and Royal York). Enjoy!
Just thought we’d give good ol’ Cake Boss a run for his money… or try at least! The cake is completely edible, constructed from a simple chocolate génoise filled with chocolate buttercream…. oh and it feeds 30 people easily!
Super simple recipe requires only a few ingredients and a little patience. Before you start, you need paper cupcake cups and a muffin tin (if the mini version of both is available it makes for a better size) and a pot of boiling water for your bain marie. -Melt about 500g of dark chocolate in a bowl over a pot of boiling water. Stir it constantly as to not burn the chocolate and ensure that your bowl’s bottom does not touch the water below. -Line the muffin molds with the... Read The Rest →
Have you ever had a very strong urge to overpay for mediocre products?! Well if that’s the case, Nadege Patisserie (Queen West between Bathurst and Ossington) is the place for you. With clinically white walls and bare decor this cafe offers its patrons almost as much warmth as the Mental Health Ward of a hospital. A bare room, what could be considered a cheesy take on sleek and fairly dismissive staff are definitely the reasons that kept me away for so long but I finally took life into my own... Read The Rest →
My wonderful husband likes to challenge my baking skills with odd suggestions and combinations, so when I say ” I feel like baking, what should I make?” he often comes up with somewhat of a challenge.