It's no secret how obsessed I am with everything related to fall. I love the leaves changing colors, putting on my favorite scarf, participating in all the special events (festivals, Halloween, Thanksgiving...) and anything pumpkin-related. Before I even knew about pumpkin-spice, pumpkins were already my favorite way to mark the start of my favorite season.… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1974 Pumpkin-Themed Dishes
For this month's Retro Cooking, I decided to make a nun's cake, from the book Anyone Can Bake, published by the Royal Baking Powder Company in 1928. In all honesty, I was intrigued by the name. A French-Canadian really can't deny her Catholic-influenced culture! After looking it up, I learned a lot about the type of… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1928 Nun’s Cake
In the past few weeks, I've seen many people on my Facebook feed posting comments about 2013 being terrible and hoping 2014 would be better. I couldn't agree less. 2013 has been one of the most gratifying years of my life. I have never been happier. Let's just hope this trend will continue in 2014.… Continue reading Farewell 2013! A review of this past year…
Today is one of my favorite days of the year! A day when I get to celebrate my Quebec heritage, even if I'm far far away from home. As early as I can remember, Quebec National Day has been a very important event. When I was little, I would walk with my parents to the… Continue reading Happy Quebec Day! Bonne St-Jean-Baptiste!