Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1928 Nun’s Cake

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

Recipes

Orange Lavender Cakes to Ease Back Into Work

You can't be a preschool teacher if you are not passionate about your job. I love working with young children. It is very fulfilling to see them grow and learn every single day. That being said, it can be really hard to snap back into work mode after almost two months of summer break. To… Continue reading Orange Lavender Cakes to Ease Back Into Work

Foodie Adventures

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

Foodie Adventures, Recipes

New Orleans and Bread Pudding

During my mom's visit, we were trying to come up with a fun little road trip idea. Last year, we had a great time visiting Savannah. While chatting with my friend, New Orleans came up as a suggestion. Mom was into it so we planned a 3-day girls road trip with my mom and my… Continue reading New Orleans and Bread Pudding