Spiked French Toast

Spiked French Toast

Sometimes, maple syrup just doesn’t cut it. This is a recipe for those mornings. You could substitute most hard alcohols for the bourbon here, but I think that cognac, scotch, and brandy would provide the best flavour profile. For a stronger flavour, add half a shot of bourbon to the blueberry coulis towards the end … Continue reading

Clementine & Pomegranate Salad with Ginger

Clementine & Pomegranate Salad with Ginger

Simple, colourful, and delicious–what more does one need from a fruit salad? All of the credit for this fantastic dish goes to my lovely mother, who threw together this salad for a holiday dinner earlier in December. That specific incarnation of the salad disappeared quickly, but in the days since the dinner,  I have discovered … Continue reading

Eggnog Walnut Muffins

Eggnog Walnut Muffins

Happy New Year! If, like me, your enthusiasm for the holiday season means that you still have lots of eggnog lingering in the new year, look no farther! Between this recipe and my eggnog waffles, you should be able to use up any spare ‘nog. I had originally planned to make these muffins with cranberries instead of … Continue reading

Whole-wheat Waffles with Blueberries

Whole-wheat Waffles with Blueberries

These waffles are equally delicious whether you make them for breakfast, lazy afternoon meal, or midnight snack. You could use any fruit for the sauce, but I find that blueberries complement the nutty flavour of whole-wheat flour in an addictive way. This waffle recipe is extremely flexible–feel free to increase the proportions or change the … Continue reading

The Easiest Greek Salad

The Easiest Greek Salad

It really doesn’t get easier than this salad. Six ingredients, six minutes. Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best. Yes, you could heat up the flavour with chili flakes, or garnish it with sliced olives, but why? This salad is great as a side-dish, work/study snack, or all on its own. Of course, you can … Continue reading