A Valentine’s Day Love Note to My Readers

For anyone who’s been reading my blog for any length of time (hi to both of you! 😉) you may have noticed that since the Christmas holidays have passed, I’ve reduced the number of baking and sweets recipe posts somewhat in favour of more cooking recipes, using up pantry staples, tips on how to stretch…

Back to Basics: Herbs, Spices, and Seasonings

Anyone who has ever cooked or baked a recipe (let’s hope that’s everyone who is reading this blog) has used an herb, spice or seasoning in its construction. These additions add aroma, colour, flavour, and sometimes even texture to a meal, and can elevate the ho-hum to something divine. In this Back to Basics post,…