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Wedges of Lemon Kulfi topped with strawberry sauce

Lemon Kulfi with Two Sauces

Posted on February 15, 2019

This Lemon Kulfi is my go-to Indian dessert. Often referred to as traditional Indian ice cream, this dessert is said to be more dense and creamier than...

Liqueur glasses filled with Nutella Mousse topped with a single, toasted hazelnut.

Nutella Chocolate Mousse

Posted on February 1, 2019

I know more than a few people who absolutely love Nutella Chocolate Hazelnut spread so that's why I used it to make this decadent Nutella Chocolate Mousse. I served it on the d...

White Chocolate Mousse shots with raspberry sauce and a raspberry

White Chocolate Mousse

Posted on December 28, 2018

White Chocolate Mousse topped with just a dot of raspberry sauce and a single raspberry was one of those accidental creations that got rave reviews at a recent birthday party. I...

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

Posted on November 2, 2018

Nothing says Thanksgiving like pumpkin pie.

In Canada we celebrate Thanksgiving in October. For us it is truly fall (most years), with warm sunny afternoons, the spectac...

Glazed Fresh Fruit Pizza

Glazed Fresh Fruit Pizza

Posted on August 23, 2018

Fruit Pizza is an easy year round dessert that everyone loves. The crust is similar to shortbread or a cookie but the filling softens it slightly so it can be easily cut into we...

Grilled Peaches right off the grill

Grilled Peaches

Posted on August 17, 2018

There is no easier dessert than grilled peaches. The juiciest ripe peaches, a little oil and a grill, that's it. Yet the taste of a simple grilled peach is almost magical. They ...

Key Lime Pie in a Jar

Key Lime Pie in a Jar

Posted on March 2, 2018

Why Key Lime Pie? Because this year I'm going to Florida to attend the worlds largest allergy conference. As soon as I knew I was going I checked out the top foods Florida is ...

Quinoa Chocolate Cake with whipped cream and raspberry syrup

Quinoa Chocolate Cake

Posted on February 9, 2018

Have you heard of that Quinoa Chocolate Cake? The one made with cooked quinoa instead of flour. If your family needs a chocolate cake for special celebrations this is...

Pumpkin Date Cake on a pedestal tray garnished with calendula petals.

Pumpkin Date Cake

Posted on September 29, 2017

Pumpkin Date Cake is a recipe I make every fall. I like the idea of cooking things that are in season and fall is pumpkin season. I could keep canned pumpkin in...

A Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp for Canada Day.

Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp

Posted on June 30, 2017

Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp seems like a fitting choice to celebrate Canada Day. After all growing, finding and sharing rhubarb is a favourite Canadian pastime. Some non-gardeners ...

Scoops of Aztec Chocolate Ice Cream with lime glaze.

Aztec Chocolate Ice Cream

Posted on June 16, 2017

Aztec Chocolate Ice Cream is a decadent homemade ice cream with a touch of spice. The flavours of chocolate and cinnamon along with a tiny bite from red chili flakes gives this ...

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

Posted on May 12, 2017

Strawberry Shortcake is a perfect Mother’s Day dessert. Enjoy strawberry season when the strawberries taste like they should.

To me the biscuit for Strawberry Shortcak...

A spoonful of Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee

Posted on May 5, 2017

Creme Brulee, or more correctly spelled Crème Brûlée, is a classic French dessert with a velvety smooth texture, a rich creamy taste and a crunchy sugar topping.

Cre...

Gluten Free German Chocolate Cake on a pedestal tray.

German Chocolate Cake

Posted on April 14, 2017

German Chocolate Cake is a cake my mom made when I was a kid. Her version used wheat flour but when memories of this cake came up during a family discussion I decided I'd make ...

A plate of gluten free Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint Cookies

Posted on December 16, 2016

Thumbprint Cookies are perfect for the Christmas holiday season. Filled with sparkling red raspberry jam they add a festive look to any holiday tray. But don’t limit yourself ...

Gluten Free Nanaimo Balls decorated with crushed candy canes.

Festive Nanaimo Balls

Posted on December 9, 2016

Nanaimo Balls? Yes, you heard it right. That favourite Canadian treat known as Nanaimo Bars, transformed into Nanaimo Balls…perfect for the holiday season.

Nanaimo Bar...

Gluten Free Sticky Date Pudding with caramel sauce and whipped cream.

Sticky Date Pudding with Caramel Sauce

Posted on October 14, 2016

Sticky Date Pudding, is a popular dessert in Australia and New Zealand. The British call this steamed dessert Sticky Toffee Pudding and are so fond of it they ...

A tray of gluten free lamingtons with one cut and ready to bite into.

Australian Lamingtons

Posted on July 14, 2016

I wanted to make lamingtons as part of my Australian cooking adventure to coincide with my vacation this summer to the land down under. A lamington is a simple, s...

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