Honey Chevre Cheesecake with Rhubarb Compote

This is the first cheesecake I have ever made. And not to toot my own horn, but it's pretty damn good. A couple of weeks ago I was making a salad with goat cheese (amongst other things but I won't bore you) for dinner, and I was just marvelling at how DELICIOUS the combination of … Continue reading Honey Chevre Cheesecake with Rhubarb Compote

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Italian Plum Galette

After becoming obsessed with Italian plums from this month's pie, I made a pact with myself to use them in a bunch of other things.  Crumble tarts, galettes, upside down cakes, the possibilities were endless. So you can imagine my dismay when they were no longer at the market.  I thought I had missed the … Continue reading Italian Plum Galette

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