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

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Brown Butter Apple and Pear Pie

I feel like I may say this with a lot of pies, but I'm serious this time. This is my favourite fall/winter pie ever.  It's official, we can all go home. By go home I mean to make this pie.  I was brainstorming different ways to use winter fruit that wasn't citrus because I was … Continue reading Brown Butter Apple and Pear Pie

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

Blood Orange Chocolate Tart

I think I've established that I go pretty hard with blood oranges once Winter hits, but one obvious ingredient I've never paired them with is chocolate. Think of all the legendary chocolate pairings: Terry's Chocolate Oranges.  Chocolate Orange Shortbread.  Chocolate dipped clementines.  You get the picture, so why not blood orange?? This tart is super straightforward … Continue reading Blood Orange Chocolate Tart