I am a professional cook and recipe developer based out of Toronto, Canada. I live with my husband Marco and our springer spaniel, Riker. Before graduating from Humber College’s Culinary Skills Program in 2010, I interned at Jules Patisserie in Toronto. Upon completion of the internship, I was hired at Jules Patisserie as the AssistantContinue reading
While wrapping your Christmas gifts, don’t forget to spoil yourself!
Some people might turn their nose up at an onion and anchovy pie. But not the Italians! Lucky for us, Italian heritage isn’t a prerequisite for appreciating sweet, slow-cooked onions with salty anchovies and olives. While Scalcione Di Cipolle is traditionally made with dense and crumbly pie dough, I prefer a flaky crust and haveContinue reading “Scalcione Di Cipolle (Savoury Onion Pie)”
Thought I’d share some pics of the Yule Logs I’ve made for clients. Time to start planning for Christmas 2018!
If you’ve ever wondered how people cook and enjoy breadfruit, give my Breadfruit Chips recipe a try! These oddball fruits are mildly flavoured, starchy, and just perfect for frying. They pair beautifully with a spicy Caribbean dipping sauce.
Whether you prepare these for Easter, or serve them throughout the year, Hot Cross Buns are best enjoyed with soft butter and your favourite jam. Yield: Approx. 18 ○ Active Time: 80 minutes ○ Total Time: 4-5 hours Ingredients 2 black tea bags 125g dried currants 80g unsalted butter 300ml whole milk 1 tsp salt 500gContinue reading “Hot Cross Buns (Easy Step By Step)”
This salad is a lovely accompaniment to Moroccan tajines or spiced meats. The cumin and vegetable stock add a nice earthy/saltiness to the dish. The plump raisins and grenadine syrup add a touch of sweetness. This is all about flavour and balance. Feel free to add pomegranate seeds for greater impact! Prep time:Continue reading “Moroccan Couscous Salad with Golden Raisins, Cashews, and Carrots”
It’s guinep season! Whoopee! Available in North America from June to late August, guinep fruits are imported from several countries in the Caribbean. Grocery stores that service West Indian populations are more likely to carry these little gems. (Don’t expect to see them at big name grocery chains). Guinep fruits belong to the soapberry family. Like a lychee or longan,Continue reading “Guinep (Quenepa, Mamoncillo, Chennette, Spanish Lime)”