Fruit Cobbler aka What To Do With Rhubarb

By Donna. Nothing says summer to me like a cobbler.  What is a cobbler?  Basically, it is a bottomless fruit pie with a sweet biscuit topping rather than a crust.  Confused?  Don’t be.  It is SO SIMPLE. With fruit summer fruits, this is what my mother used to make for weekend desserts.  Simple and DELICIOUS.  […]

Cheesy Jarlsberg & Fennel Loaf

Scandinavian television is all the rage.  First there was Sarah Lund and her jumper on “The Killing”.  Then there was Borgan and the ins and outs of Danish politics.  And now “The Bridge” with Saga Noren offering endless opportunity for continuing our obsession with female Scandinavian television characters. And there is also Scandinavian cooking.  It […]

Pear and Ginger Muffins

Pear and Ginger Muffins “It is, in my view, the duty of an apple to be crisp and crunchable, but a pear should have such a texture as leads to silent consumption.” ~Edward Bunyard I tend to cook and bake for and from emotion. I like the feelings that the aroma of cooking or baking […]

Chicken and Mushroom Pie

by Erica. Pie is an occasional weekend treat in my house; mainly because I prefer to make my own pastry and that makes it perfect for a weekend when there is time. I prefer to make and eat savoury pies so the rare occasions I have time that is what I tend to make. Last […]