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Kale and Ricotta Spinach Puff Pastries

These delightful little puff pastries look impressive but couldn’t be simpler to make thanks to the wonders of frozen chopped kale and pre-rolled puff pastry sheets. I like to make these whenever an appetizer emergency strikes as I usually have all the ingredients handy (and by appetizer emergency I mean when I realize halfway through […]

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Christmas Baking

Dark and spicy gingerbread cake. Gingerbread cookies with lime royal icing. And something quiet and nostalgic to perfect the mood… Loreena McKennitt – In Praise of Christmas

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Pineapple and Carrot Muffins

These pineapple and carrot muffins are simple little muffins that aren’t meant to display any degree of baking showmanship. Rather, their purpose is to invoke feelings of comfort and nostalgia without any fuss or complication. This is the recipe at its most basic; feel free to add shredded unsweetened coconut, toasted sunflower or pumpkin seeds, […]

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Blueberry and Lemon Yogurt Muffins

If I had to choose between a lifetime of cooking or a lifetime of baking I would without hesitation reply that my fate was to cook always from there on in. My baking┬árepertoire┬átherefore consists of items that don’t require very much patience and that almost always without fail, despite my lack of precision upon execution, […]

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Chocolate Raspberry and Blackberry Pavlova

(Taken by Ian Linkletter) Springtime in Vancouver is like a technicolour LSD freak-out kaleidoscope on hyperspeed; that simile might seem hyperbolic but I’m surrounded by cherry trees in perpetual bloom, magenta and tea rose pink lining the sky and the street all over Kitsilano. The grass is neon electrica green because of the constant rain […]