weekend reading 28.08.15

August 28, 2015


Welcome to the very-almost-weekend, friends! I’ve spent the past week testing more desserts than I humanly thought possible, until I started wearing little puffs of flour around like a second skin. I’ve also been toying with some re-design ideas for the site. After all, it’s been almost three years! I can hardly believe it. I’m […]

Stone fruit summer pie

August 21, 2015

Stone Fruit Summer Pie: a vibrant, gorgeous dessert that makes the most of the season's fruit.

Last weekend, we drove out to Niagara on a perfect summer day. It was so hot the ice melted in our water bottle almost immediately, and I watched the condensation drip, drip, drip away until it was all gone. It was a day for huge, floppy hats, sunscreen-slatherings, and big smiles as we watched Alan’s […]

Honey turmeric lemonade

August 14, 2015

Honey turmeric lemonade

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Last week, I was a dessert-making fiend, churning out pies and cobblers more quickly than any household of two could consume them, and then giving them away to friends. But life has a funny way of telling you to slow down, and so it did, by way of a week-long […]

Esquites (Mexican Corn Salad)

July 29, 2015


  Over the winter, Alan and I spent a couple weeks in Chile (which you can read about here and here), and I spent most of the plane ride over trying to memorize Spanish irregular verbs and my key phrases. I knew that we were going to have a couple hours of layover time between […]

Weekend reading 24.07.15

July 24, 2015

Weekend Reading

It’s Friiiiiiiiiiiiiday! May your weekend be full of sunshine and beaches, blueberry gin fizzes, bike rides, and long, lazy breakfasts. Here’s a little weekend reading to tide you over until Monday: Roberto Ferdman wrote this piece for the Washington Post breaking down the science behind the major flavours in Indian cuisine, and why it tastes […]