Flourless Chocolate Cake

As I’ve mentioned before, I have a good friend who is gluten intolerant and she’s provided a lot of impetus for finding gluten free recipes. Last week we were both going to a BBQ where everyone was asked to bring a dish and I figured it would be a great chance to try a chocolate […]

Coffee Cake

I’ll let you in on a secret; I adore coffee, I drink it every day and I’m quite the coffee snob when it comes to flavour, quality and how the perfect cappuccino is crafted BUT I detest coffee based confections. I know I’m not alone in my disgust at the abomination left at the end […]

Lime Polenta Cake with Strawberry syrup

I made this cake over the long holiday weekend we had to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in the UK, at the beginning of June. It was my first attempt at this cake and it was so good. It is a surprisingly versatile cake; equally good warm with the strawberry syrup as it was plain […]

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

by Donna. Pineapple upside down cake reminds me of my mother.  It was always an easy “go-to” cake for her, and with canned pineapple and those oh-so familiar yellow rings with maraschino cherries in the middle, it is now a retro memory of my 1970s childhood. I am a long-time subscriber to Cook’s Illustrated magazine […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

“There’s nothing a cupcake and coffee can’t solve.” ~Marie Williams Johnstone “I absolutely love making chocolate chip cookies. I mean, it’s fun. It’s exciting. Beyond the fact that I love making them, I love eating them.” ~ Debbi Fields I would like to take a moment to thank two very important women in the history […]