Tag: baked

Thin Mints

Thin Mints

After purchasing my dehydrator, no on-its-way-out herb stood a chance. I have containers full of dried chives, cilantro, rosemary, sage and thyme just waiting to be used. I finally got around to finding a way to showcase my dried mint. I put the dehydrated mint 

Whiskey Caramel Date Bread Pudding

Whiskey Caramel Date Bread Pudding

Holidays. If you’re not working in retail, food, or the service industry, it’s the best time of year. If you are… I’m sorry. This time of year is hell. Especially, for a cookie business. I’ve been in Toronto helping make 14,500 gingerbread men… with white chocolate 

Kabocha & Havarti Pockets

Kabocha & Havarti Pockets

EEEEEEE!!!! Thanksgiving is almost here! Time for all the F words; food, friends, family, food, football, and food. I don’t know about you, but I plan to make 7 types of stuffing. There’s even going to be a house cocktail this year. OOOWEE! It contains 

Fig & Brown Sugar Clafoutis

Fig & Brown Sugar Clafoutis

My gag reflex begins to act up when I hear the word “trending”. Barf. Ok, that’s extreme. That being said, here are some trends I hate and love. Trends I can’t stand: Gender revealing cakes. Cute, but personally, I think you would be just as 

Lemon Garlic Eggplants in Labane

Lemon Garlic Eggplants in Labane

Lemon Garlic Eggplants in Labane makes 6-8 appetizer servings [one_half padding=”0 20px 0 0″] For the lemon & garlic dressing: 1 Tb chopped cilantro 2 cloves garlic, chopped finely 2 1/2 Tb fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 Tb olive oil 1/2 tsp salt   For 

Za’atar Flatbread

Za’atar Flatbread

I’m falling in love with this Buvette Cookbook as I’m sure anyone who owns this book is doing too. It brings me back to my classic French training at FCI. Ah… I miss those days. This is the base recipe for the Schiacciata Dough from 

Halva Drop Biscuits

Halva Drop Biscuits

So I’ve been working my butt off on perfecting my scone recipe. I can’t get it right. But sometimes, great things happen when you recipe test and you’re out of blueberries for your scones. Enter halva. A crumbly, tahini based middle eastern sweet. My dad 

Baked Gnudi w/ Vodka Sauce

Baked Gnudi w/ Vodka Sauce

            I had to look up the difference between gnocchi and gnudi. The only real difference is that gnocchi is made with potatoes and gnudi is made with ricotta. Also, the two translate differently – gnudi translates to “naked” and gnocchi translates 

Chocolate Chip Macarookies

Chocolate Chip Macarookies

      This is what happens when chocolate chip cookies meet coconut macaroons. These are gluten-free and you would never know it. This is a test for a Moo Milk Bar recipe. “Do you have anything gluten free?” That is the most frequent question we 

Caramelized Onion & Pear Galettes

Caramelized Onion & Pear Galettes

  It’s been over two years since I posted. A lot has happened since my last post, but I’m not apologizing. #sorrynotsorry   I’m not sorry for: Opening a successful bakery in Toronto. Working my bums off for a year before I had a chance