Plum Fig Pie

Last weekend it went below 16C and all of Toronto decided it was time to whip out their new fall wares and put on a fashion show. Sweaters and scarves and leather jackets were out in full force, and then two days later it was a balmy 25C. What do you do when the weather … Continue reading Plum Fig Pie

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Plum Raspberry Cobbler

Cobbler is kind of a summer godsend. If you have a bunch of amazing produce and not a lot of time, this is definitely for you. This recipe really lets the fruit shine. I used a combination of red and Italian plums to get a lovely sweet and tart combination, with raspberries thrown in to … Continue reading Plum Raspberry Cobbler

Tomato Ricotta Galette

One thing I love about Instagram collaborations is the chance to try something you may not have thought of otherwise.  It couldn't have been more true with the #wesaytomatoes  collaboration, as I rarely do savoury baking, but what better way to make the most of tomato season! I love heirloom tomatoes and all their different … Continue reading Tomato Ricotta Galette

Mini Strawberry Ginger Galettes

I have a whole bag of cornmeal in my kitchen and I'm trying to figure out how to use it up.  Cornbread is a given and I've pondered cookies, but today I decided to throw some into pie crust. Cornmeal gives pie dough an extra crunch and heartiness, which holds up perfectly against juicy strawberries … Continue reading Mini Strawberry Ginger Galettes

Black Bottom Strawberry Pie

I spent most of the day and evening cooking yesterday. When I heard the news about Anthony Bourdain, I was absolutely crushed.  Like so many others, he brought different cultures and their food into our living rooms and our phone screens.  He was one of my favourite writers and could hook me with his vivid … Continue reading Black Bottom Strawberry Pie