Madeleines

On the list of my favourite things to eat fresh out of the oven, madeleines are pretty high up there. For those who’ve never had madeleines before, they’re basically teeny tiny tea cakes. When made right they’re soft, fluffy, and delicious. Easy to eat way too many. There’s lots of recipes out there but this one…

Banana Bread

The weather here is still pretty cold and rainy. It’s that kind of damp cold that you can’t seem to shake, it gets right into your bones and only a steaming hot shower and cup of tea get get you feeling alive again. A while ago it got crazy stormy and most of Victoria got…

Buttermilk & Cardamom Tea Pie

So I’ve decided that I need a Scottish Fold Munchkin kitten. Like, seriously guys, look: I would most likely need to take some sort of kitten version of maternity leave from work. There’s absolutely no way I could go to work everyday with that little face looking at me wondering why I was leaving. It’s…

Chai Snicker-doodle Cookies

Christmas is tomorrow and I kind of wish it wasn’t! It’s my favourite time of year, and I don’t want it to be over! The last couple days have been pure christmas bliss. Getting up early to go sit in warm coffee shops to eat scones and drink tea with my parents, long afternoons spent…

Lemon & Bourbon Vanilla Shortbread Cookies

It’s pouring rain here on the west coast, and I’m curled up on the couch, wrapped myself into a blanket burrito with a cup of tea and a little plate of lemon and bourbon vanilla shortbread cookies. This is my favourite time of year! It’s so cozy and festive. I love the holiday music and…

Spiced Pear & Blueberry Gallettes

Always use what’s freshest; your final product is only as good as your ingredients. Lucky for us, we have a pear tree in our backyard! This pear and blueberry gallette is so simple, especially if you buy the puff pastry, like I did. Shhh, it’s not as bad as you think. Since puff pastry consists…