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

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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