Honeyed Italian Plum Pie

I am eating this pie as I write this. Seriously, where have Italian plums been all my life?  They've always been a mysterious purple unknown at the market in the Fall and I've forgone them for the last nectarines or early pears, but after doing my ~Fall Baking Brainstorm~ last weekend, I made the conscious … Continue reading Honeyed Italian Plum Pie

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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

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

Mad for Matcha Cookies

A few months ago I became addicted to matcha tea.  It's so smooth and flavourful with a hint of natural sweetness (not to mention it just revs you up in the morning) that it's impossible not to love.  Matcha Matsu from David's Tea specifically mentions blending into smoothies and milkshakes, so I thought heck, why … Continue reading Mad for Matcha Cookies