Cherry Cobbler

This is definitely my favourite time of year.  I can go to any farmers market and be overwhelmed with choices of what to make for dinner AND what to bake. I stopped by the farmers market in Trinity Bellwoods yesterday and one stand in particular was overflowing with cherries. Believe it or not, the only … Continue reading Cherry Cobbler

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Concord Grape Pie

Okay I've totally become a concord grape convert. The first time I had heard of them was in the Four and Twenty Blackbirds book, then I finally saw them at the market this season and today I took the plunge and bought a basket. This grape is so intensely grapey, like grape juice except fresh, … Continue reading Concord Grape Pie

Blueberry Pie

Oh boy. I went to the market this morning and it was overflowing with all good things: strawberries, cherries, peaches, blackberries, raspberries and of course blueberries.  I love how small and flavourful wild blueberries are and they're perfect for pie.  Typically, I'll buy about half wild and half regular so I don't drop $30 on … Continue reading Blueberry 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