Lemon Scones

Aren't the days between Christmas and New Year's awesome?  I know mine were super lazy and I had no idea what day it was.  I baked and read and watched wine documentaries on Netflix. I also woke up one day and decided scones needed to be had.  These have a lovely lemon flavour that isn't … Continue reading Lemon Scones

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Lemon Mascarpone Mille-Crepe

What's better than a crepe? How about 20+ crepes. Layered with lemon curd cream. Topped with mascarpone cream. I'm in. If you couldn't already tell, I'm a big fan of lemon desserts and for this crepe cake it was a no brainer.  One of my favourite crepe fillings is one of the most simple, a … Continue reading Lemon Mascarpone Mille-Crepe

Lemon Raspberry Tart

It's no secret that I'm a total Francophile, and half of that comes from French cuisine and patisserie. A few years ago, I did a summer abroad in Tours, France (Loire Valley) and was probably indulging in 2-3 pastries/desserts per day (plus probably half a bottle of wine).  Miraculously, I gained no weight because I … Continue reading Lemon Raspberry Tart

Lemon Coconut Meringue Pie

It's April 3rd and snowing, but I promise this pie will make you forget about it and think you're somewhere warm and sunny. I've been fascinated with lemon meringue pie since I was a kid.  The pretty peaks of the meringue and vibrant yellow filling always looked so delicious in the bakery window.  I decided … Continue reading Lemon Coconut Meringue Pie

Matcha Lemon Macarons

I will never forget the first time I ate a macaron:  I was 16 years old in Paris for the first time with my parents when we stopped at Laduree because that's obviously what you do on your first trip to Paris.  I was so enamoured by these beautiful little cookies in this storied cafe. … Continue reading Matcha Lemon Macarons