Matzah doesn’t have to be boring

I’m cutting to the chase here folks. Pesach (Passover) is my favourite Jewish holiday. I love the food, the family time, the rituals. It’s just great. Yes, I love the food, including the matzah! But matzah doesn’t have to be boring, tasteless and overpriced. Because honestly, it is The. Easiest. Recipe. Ever. Super customizable, done in…

Red. Velvet. Cinnamon. Buns.

I feel like nothing really needs to be said beyond the title. What more can I say? Red Velvet Cinnamon Buns. Oh ya, how about Valrhona chocolate chunks, and cream cheese icing? This started off as a birthday breakfast, and is pulling double duty as a Valentine’s Day brunch. The buns themselves are soft and…

Cranberry Curd and White Chocolate Tart

I know, I know. My pie for the Great Canadian Baking Show’s “elegant pie or tart” challenge fell short of the “elegant” mark. So we’re calling this my redemption tart. I can do elegant darnit! All joking aside, that pear/hazelnut/chocolate pie was delicious and I’ll post the recipe soon, but I wanted to show that…

You don’t need to be a zombie to eat this brain…

Well, it’s not actually a brain, but it sort of looks like one, doesn’t it? A few weeks ago, I was browsing one of my favourite food blogs slash instagrams and came upon their description of this odd bread addition they call ‘Dutch Crunch’. Essentially, it’s a yeast/rice flour mixture which adds some texture and visual…