Hot Chocolate Bread

Every time life gets too out of hand for me, I tend to turn towards comfort food as I am sure many of you would as well.  And there is nothing more comforting nor welcoming than the scent of fresh bread out of the oven. Throw in the childhood memories of hot chocolate and you’ve… Continue reading Hot Chocolate Bread

Roasted Chestnuts and Pecan Snowballs

“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire Jack Frost nipping at your nose Yuletide carols being sung by the choir And folks dressed up like Eskimos” – The Christmas Song We are nearing that time of the year again.  That time of the year where the whole world seems more vivid, more colourful, more alive and… Continue reading Roasted Chestnuts and Pecan Snowballs

Pumpkin S’mores Cake

Okay, so perhaps its not truly a s’mores cake without graham cracker in the mix, but this is still one dang delicious slice. Soft, pillowy and moist. Yes, moist. Everyone’s favourite word. Or perhaps not. But until I find a better word to describe a bite that is the opposite of dry, this is the… Continue reading Pumpkin S’mores Cake

Peanut Butter Pretzel Slice (V, Refine SF, GF)

With the weather turning warmer, I find myself constantly gravitating towards the freezer to satisfy my sugary cravings. It also doesn’t hurt that the cold puff of air that brushes your face as you open the freezer door can be quite refreshing. I’m the sort of person who is guilty of going through the freezer… Continue reading Peanut Butter Pretzel Slice (V, Refine SF, GF)

Buttery Basil Pesto

Given the choice of butter or no butter, I’ll always go for butter.  Sure, there are always going to be instances where butter is never the best option, like when you are looking to deep fry some chicken, or when you realise your garage door squeaks incessantly and is driving you nuts. In those instances,… Continue reading Buttery Basil Pesto