Nutty Salted Caramel Blondies

Wtf happened to Spring? As I write this, there is snow on the ground and I'm legitimately concerned my screen sliding door is going to blow off because the wind is insane.  I thought I would be making my first rhubarb pie of the year at this point, wearing a trenchcoat and MAYBE sunglasses. Instead, … Continue reading Nutty Salted Caramel Blondies

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Honey Chevre Cheesecake with Rhubarb Compote

This is the first cheesecake I have ever made. And not to toot my own horn, but it's pretty damn good. A couple of weeks ago I was making a salad with goat cheese (amongst other things but I won't bore you) for dinner, and I was just marvelling at how DELICIOUS the combination of … Continue reading Honey Chevre Cheesecake with Rhubarb Compote

Brown Butter Tahini Chocolate Puddle Cookies

It's funny how some recipes are formed through a random daydream.  This is one of them. I had been daydreaming about cookies for most of last week (as one does), and after hearing rumblings of tahini cookies, I think my train of thought went something like this: Tahini = nutty and bitter Brown butter = … Continue reading Brown Butter Tahini Chocolate Puddle Cookies

Chocolate Raspberry Mini Layer Cakes

If you're looking for a decadent dessert this Valentine's Day that combines chocolate, pink whipped cream and something you can eat all by yourself, this mini layer cake is for you. I revamped my family recipe for everyday chocolate cake, adding an element of coffee and the rich tang of creme fraiche.  This cake seems … Continue reading Chocolate Raspberry Mini Layer Cakes

Five Spice Carrot Cakes with Bourbon Cream Cheese Glaze

I get that this recipe name is really long and basically sounds like something from a Masterchef challenge, but it's a lot of good stuff and it all matters! I had the idea to make mini spiced bundts with bourbon and cream cheese but kept putting it off for other things (pie), but all the … Continue reading Five Spice Carrot Cakes with Bourbon Cream Cheese Glaze