It’s a tradition, a ceremony of sorts, that demands one to slow down and savour. The very nature of tea requires a slower approach—wait for the kettle to boil, wait for the leaves to steep, and wait for the tea to cool enough that it doesn’t immediately blister the roof of your mouth.
Category Archives: Recipes
Impossible Coconut Custard Mini Pies
Let’s kick it off with these custardy coconut mini-pies that somehow make their own “crust” in the oven. It’s a one-bowl recipe that requires minimal effort and few ingredients and pays off with something that tastes like hours of work.
Apple Fritter Muffins
Oh, the apple fritter. It’s a quintessential Canadian treat. Those pillowy hunks of fried dough, spiced with cinnamon and dotted with soft bites of apple, dipped in a honey glaze that crackles into flakes of sugar that melt instantly on the tongue.
Biscoff Chocolate Chip Sparklers
These sparkly little gems of cookies, made with my own speculaas spice blend, are reminiscent of those favourite childhood flavours.
This recipe will have you feeling like summer and ready for strawberry season, which is fast approaching.
Newfoundland Molasses “Lassy” Buns
These spiced raisin buns, traditional in Newfoundland, are a cross between a soft cookie and a biscuit.
Butter Tarts for Two
The butter tart is quintessentially Canadian—so much so that across the country you can find festivals, competitions, and tours dedicated to the sugary treat.
Morning Glory (Math for Breakfast) Muffins
Filled with fruit and veggies, and customizable with any combination of nutty/fruity add-ins that your heart desires, this is the breakfast champion of all muffins.
This recipe for homemade all-fruit mincemeat filling will make your kitchen smell absolutely sublime.
Baking Snobbery and Banana Oatmeal Muffins
So measure in cups, grams, or ounces, whatever you are comfortable with, and don’t let anyone’s snobbery stop you from baking your heart happy.