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In Pursuit of ….. the Perfect Belgian Speculoos Cookies

In Pursuit of ….. the Perfect Belgian Speculoos Cookies

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without some spice – gingerbread, mulled wine, peppermint bark, etc. The spices warm you from the inside out, feeling like a hug for your insides. If you’re looking for a spiced cookie that’s a little bit different this holiday season why not try the most famous biscuit of Belgium, the speculoos.

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In pursuit of …… Dutch Pancakes

In pursuit of …… Dutch Pancakes

On a rainy afternoon in June we waited our turn in the tiny entrance way of the famous Pancake Bakery in Amsterdam, cursing the slow eaters and drooling over the weird and wonderful concoctions that were being transported from the kitchen.

Have Your Cake & Eat It Too

Have Your Cake & Eat It Too

With last year’s Royal Wedding, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Wimbledon tennis, and the London 2012 Olympics, Anglo-mania is at an all time high. Everyone is in love with Britain these days, so what better time to share another of the delicious new foods I have discovered since moving to England.

In Pursuit of ….. the Perfect Belgian Waffle

In Pursuit of ….. the Perfect Belgian Waffle

One of the best parts of travelling is trying new and delicious foods. One of the worst parts of travel is not being able to find these new and delicious foods once you return home. There is nothing better than a freshly baked croissant in Paris, or a delicately spiced coconut curry in Thailand

Seasonal Baking – Rhubarb Crumble Muffins

Seasonal Baking – Rhubarb Crumble Muffins

One of the best things about spring is rhubarb, and rhubarb is something that the English know something about. In Canada you get the standard rhubarb pie and crumble, but here in the UK you can get rhubarb and custard candies, rhubarb yogurt, rhubarb chutney, and you can even find it along side dinner

Photo Friday #13 – Chocolate

Photo Friday #13 – Chocolate

Well this is a topic that is near and dear to my heart! I like me some chocolate. Last year for our anniversary Damian surprised me with a Green & Black’s chocolate making workshop with My Chocolate! Good gift or what?!

My German Apple Pancake Recipe – Yum!

My German Apple Pancake Recipe – Yum!

Every year for Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday if you want to be technical, my mom would make us delicious, thick pancakes for dinner and we would smother them in lashings of maple syrup. Breakfast for dinner days are one of my best memories from my childhood, only proving that it doesn’t take much to … Continue reading

In Pursuit of the Perfect Scone

In Pursuit of the Perfect Scone

I have spent years trying to perfect the art of scone making. What is more quintessentially English than a warm scone slathered with jam and cream? I have tried dozens of recipes and have put to the test the tips and techniques of every expert baker I’ve seen, still, no perfect scone! Maybe my expectations … Continue reading