Recipes

A Tribute To My Grandma Through Layered Meat Pie

Earlier this fall, my maternal grandmother, affectionally known as Mamie, passed away. Since I couldn't make it back home for the funeral, my mom and I decided we would pay tribute to her during my parents' Thanksgiving visit by making her famous "six-pâtes" (a layered meat pie). I have so many childhood memories of visiting… Continue reading A Tribute To My Grandma Through Layered Meat Pie

Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 50’s Shrimp Salad

Y'all, I'm starting a new blog post series! I love old books in general but there's nothing I like more than browsing through old cookbooks and imagining people, way back when, using them in their own kitchen. With this in mind, I decided to go through all the old cookbooks I could get my hands… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 50’s Shrimp Salad

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

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