Tagged with blueberry

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

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

Fourth of July Flag Cake

Fourth of July Flag Cake

Though I have been living outside of the United States for six years, without fail, I always celebrate the Fourth of July. Last year, I made a flag cake based heavily on A Stove With a House Around It’s recipe. From the outside, the cake looks like a simple white layer cake, but cutting it … Continue reading

Smoothies Galore!

By the end of the week, my motivation to cook is nearly gone. The resulting meals are generally 1) leftovers, 2) salads, or 3) smoothies. Two weeks into the August heat, #3 has become especially tempting. I’m including below two smoothie recipes. The first one I made for ‘dinner’ last night, in a fit of … Continue reading

Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie

I’ll admit that this doesn’t really fall into the ‘cooking’ category. However, given that it’s 27 degrees outside at 9 in the morning, I think I’m justified in avoiding my kitchen’s heat sources. This recipe is inspired by a smoothie I had at Liquid Nutrition, a smoothie/health shop in Montreal (and perhaps elsewhere??). I don’t … Continue reading