Category Archives: Dessert

apple week 2 – varieties and apple crisp

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I walked into an elevator conversation about what the best tasting apple was…. Fugi, Macintosh, Empire, Honey Crisp, Cortland, Gala…. the conversation got me thinking, I wonder how many varieties there are. If I tried hard I could probably have thought of … Continue reading

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GF summer peach tart

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Peach season is HERE!!!! When is comes to peaches I have a bias. In fact I have the biggest obsession with peaches and nectarines allowable. I used to buy leathery, pulpy winter peaches and nectarines from far away lands. I realized … Continue reading

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brown rice pudding with adzuki beans and calendula

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I’m not sure what came first, the chicken or the egg. As I started thinking about this blog I had two minds, was it the calendula that inspired the craving for pudding or the pudding that gave birth to the … Continue reading

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dandelion fritters with spiced honey water

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You don’t hear the words “weed” and “mouth watering” used in the same sentence very often. Here is one exception. From Jamie Oliver to Alys Fowler or Toronto’s latest hot spot The Black Hoof – who have just announced plans for … Continue reading

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