Foodie Adventures, Random Meals

Tasting Quebec Favorites

Every time someone visits from home (usually, my mom), I quickly come up with a list of goodies I miss and want to eat. On one of her last trips, she very much delivered, with many good treats that I slowly savored in the months following her visit. Vachons Cakes: Joe Louis, Mae West, Ah… Continue reading Tasting Quebec Favorites

Recipes

Around the World in 7 Hand Pies

Handpies. The perfect way to indulge in some comfort food, without eating a whole pie (unless you eat them all in one sitting). During my mom's visit, I was reminded of my love for mini pies, as I introduced her to Biltong Bar and their scrumptious beef bobotie hand pies. As I was eating it,… Continue reading Around the World in 7 Hand Pies

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Fourth of July From Scratch

Happy birthday, America! This summer marks 4 years since my naturalization ceremony and 10 years of Fourth of July celebrations. While Jeff and I rarely partake in big parties, we usually wear red, white and blue, and come up with some American-themed meal. While it started with simple meals that took only a few minutes… Continue reading Fourth of July From Scratch

Foodie Adventures, Uncategorized

Baking Day And The Accidental Explosion

This spring, I fell in love with the Great British Baking Show: Masterclass on Netflix. After watching several seasons of the competition show, I was finally led to believe that I could accomplish some of the beautiful and mouth-watering baked goods I saw on the show. As one who tends to cut corners and mess… Continue reading Baking Day And The Accidental Explosion