Red Currant Apple Pie

Last weekend I went to Andrew's Scenic Acres and among all the apples and gourds, I was thrilled to find freezers full of farm frozen summer fruit, including currants. I had seen apples mixed with berries in pie before and thought that red currants would cut through a typical warm apple pie with their acidity. … Continue reading Red Currant Apple Pie

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Plum Fig Pie

Last weekend it went below 16C and all of Toronto decided it was time to whip out their new fall wares and put on a fashion show. Sweaters and scarves and leather jackets were out in full force, and then two days later it was a balmy 25C. What do you do when the weather … Continue reading Plum Fig Pie

Black Bottom Strawberry Pie

I spent most of the day and evening cooking yesterday. When I heard the news about Anthony Bourdain, I was absolutely crushed.  Like so many others, he brought different cultures and their food into our living rooms and our phone screens.  He was one of my favourite writers and could hook me with his vivid … Continue reading Black Bottom Strawberry Pie