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

Rhubarb Pie

This is the first fruit pie I make each year.  Ontario rhubarb comes into season in late April/early May and whenever I see it I buy too much and have to freeze half of it. I've been told that rhubarb on its own in pies is pretty "old school", but I love the simplicity that … Continue reading Rhubarb Pie

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

Blood Orange Custard Pie

  Pies get a bit interesting in winter. Without berries, rhubarb and stone fruit, apples are really all you can use for a classic fruit pie. This is where custard comes in. On this beautiful sunny day, I got a haul of amazing blood oranges from St. Lawrence  and went to town on a  blood … Continue reading Blood Orange Custard Pie