Salty Honey Custard Pie

Christmas has come and gone, which means I've exhausted my pecan pie repertoire and I'm ready to mix it up on the pie front. This pie is weird. But really, really good. Texture wise, it's a standard custard pie, but the surface almost caramelizes into a delicious chewier top. Flavour wise, the honey makes it … Continue reading Salty Honey Custard Pie


Pumpkin Pie

Hope everyone had a fabulous Thanksgiving weekend! I rediscovered my addiction to stuffing (only forgetting since last Christmas...) and woke up early yesterday to make the pies. This year I made salted caramel apple pie (see above and two posts ago) and of course, classic pumpkin pie. This pie is warm and perfectly spiced and … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie

Cherry Clafoutis

When I was in France last summer, I had my first clafoutis overlooking the rolling hills of Provence (sorry..).  I loved how the custard was slightly caramelized around the edges making certain bites chewy between the perfectly ripe cherries. Since I had a bag of cherries to get through in my fridge, I thought making … Continue reading Cherry Clafoutis

Lavender Honey Pie

Last summer, I went on a 3 week Eurotrip that culminated in Provence and then Paris.  Food and wine and driving through disgustingly beautiful country roads and lavender fields reigned supreme in Provence, and I refused to leave without getting my fix of lavender.  Aside from soap, I also bought a bag of culinary lavender … Continue reading Lavender Honey Pie

Blood Orange Custard Pie

  Pies get a bit interesting in winter. Without berries, rhubarb and stone fruit, apples are really all you can use for a classic fruit pie. This is where custard comes in. On this beautiful sunny day, I got a haul of amazing blood oranges from St. Lawrence  and went to town on a  blood … Continue reading Blood Orange Custard Pie