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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

Banana Chocolate Pecan Muffins

Banana Chocolate Pecan Muffins

The banana-chocolate chip combination is hard to beat. Add pecans, and you’ve got an¬†irresistible muffin. I kid not. I based this recipe on The Silver Palate Cookbook’s banana bread recipe. I can’t remember exactly when I realized that the quantity of batter required for one loaf of banana/zucchini bread ¬†would make exactly 12 muffins, but … Continue reading

Espresso Walnut Squares

Espresso Walnut Squares

After two weeks of exploring the best pastry shops in Catalunya, I was ready for a new kind of breakfast. Enter these squares: crumbly, light, and flavourful without being sweet. Add jam or butter if you like, but these babies are just as good paired with some peach or apple slices, and a glass of … Continue reading

Banana Crepe Cake with Butterscotch Walnut Glaze

Banana Crepe Cake with Butterscotch Walnut Glaze

I can’t think of a better recipe to mark my return to foodblogging. After three weeks of paper-writing and late-night studying, I inaugurated the beginning of summer 2012 with another brunch potluck. As fussy as this Smitten Kitchen recipe seemed at first glance, it was actually incredibly easy. I modified it slightly due to time … Continue reading