Jams & Preserves

MARRON GLACE

MARRON GLACE

The first time I had marron glace (candied chestnuts in french) was as a spread in a crepe in Paris. I was hooked, it was my favourite thing. Whenever I got waffles or crepes, I would get it with marron spread on it. Then I […]

MARINATED ARTICHOKE HEARTS

MARINATED ARTICHOKE HEARTS

I was at a party and they had an antipasto platter with marinated artichoke hearts. I loved them and started using them in salads and pastas. They are so versatile and can be used in so many ways. But I noticed a few things when […]

SUGAR-FREE STRAWBERRY JAM

SUGAR-FREE STRAWBERRY JAM

I love jams with berries. Whenever I’m in the grocery store I see all these wonderful jams made with fresh berries. Then I turn the jar over and see how much sugar is in it and put it back. One of my favourite snacks is […]

FIG & WALNUT CROSTINI

FIG & WALNUT CROSTINI

I was having friends over and I wanted to make something quick and already assembled…meaning not a cheese platter for us to munch on while we talk, and it would have to go great with a bottle of wine. I had a jar of fig […]

RASPBERRY ORANGE PARFAIT

RASPBERRY ORANGE PARFAIT

  When I want something sweet for breakfast during the week, I choose yogurt and berries. It can be made in advance and is easy to assemble. I sprinkle my favourite granola over it for a nutty yummy crunch. This can even be taken to […]