Special Occasions

RASPBERRY MINT MOSCATO COCKTAIL

RASPBERRY MINT MOSCATO COCKTAIL

I first made this as the signature cocktail at my cousin’s bachelorette party. It was a mix of a cocktail and dessert and looked really pretty. Everyone loved it.

BANANA WALNUT MUFFINS

BANANA WALNUT MUFFINS

I feel like everyone should have a banana muffin recipe. Whether it’s passed down from your grandmother or you saw something on the food network. It’s one of those recipes that you keep with you and can create over and over again. I always have […]

CUCUMBER & SALMON BITES

CUCUMBER & SALMON BITES

Anyone who knows me knows I hate cucumbers. You will rarely find a recipe of mine that includes it. I won’t even try to make something with cucumbers. So how did this come about? My friends and I had a ladies luncheon and one of […]

CHIMICHURRI

CHIMICHURRI

In the summer I like to grill and this is my favourite accompaniment to whatever I’m grilling.  I make a big batch of it and keep it in the fridge almost every week during the summer. My favourite is to spoon it over grilled beef […]

EGG NOG PANETONNE BREAD PUDDING

EGG NOG PANETONNE BREAD PUDDING

Bread pudding is a classic dessert for the winter season. It’s warm, comforting, and most of all delicious. Using panetonne which is a cakey bread filled with raisins and candied orange zest, and the warming spices of cinnamon and nutmeg really make this a perfect […]

LIMONCELLO CREAM WITH RASPBERRIES

LIMONCELLO CREAM WITH RASPBERRIES

This soup like dessert is perfect for a summer’s night. It’s creamy and boozy with undertones of lemon. The tart raspberries balance the sweetness and make the perfect bite.

CHEESE-WHEEL WEDDING CAKE

CHEESE-WHEEL WEDDING CAKE

My friend got married last summer and her menu included an amazing chocolate dessert so she didn’t want a wedding cake… but wanted a wedding cake. She decided to make her wedding cake a cheese course for the end of the night instead of dessert […]

ISLAND PANCAKES

ISLAND PANCAKES

In honour of pancake tuesday, I have made my Island Pancakes. These soft, fluffy, banana pancakes have warm spices and a hint of coconut.

BLUEBERRY BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

BLUEBERRY BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

I love pancakes. It’s my perfect Saturday morning breakfast, and these are the best. They are fluffy and buttery with tart blueberries. Most pancakes recipes have the standard ingredients, slightly tweaked here and there. What I have found that makes these pancakes stand out are […]

BANANA NUTELLA WONTONS WITH ICE CREAM & RASPBERRIES

BANANA NUTELLA WONTONS WITH ICE CREAM & RASPBERRIES

This dessert is everything you want in a dessert – sweet, tart, cold, hot, creamy, crunchy… absolutely perfect. I made it for my friend for her birthday instead of a birthday cake. She couldn’t get enough.