Recipe Post: Dairy Free Lemon Meringue Cake

I made this cake for a good friend who cannot have dairy in any form. As it was her birthday, I felt it was important to make her a special celebration cake she would really enjoy, without having to worry about being inadvertently exposed to her allergen. The texture of this cake is tender and…

Recipe Post: Creamy Classic Coleslaw

This ubiquitous summertime BBQ recipe is ridiculously simple, with no special equipment required. While it’s handy to have a food processor in order to effectively shred the cabbage, it’s not strictly necessary; I tend to hand-chop my cabbage anyway. However, if you’re not confident about your knife skills, yet don’t possess or want to use…

Recipe Post: Sorrow Bread

From the Archives: When I was in my mid-twenties, *cough cough* years ago, I discovered a previously unknown passion for living on my own. I had initially gone from the family home to a few different cohabitation situations, and I had been quite happy doing this for several years. Eventually, however, my restlessness and dissatisfaction…

Spotlight on Summer Produce: Strawberries

With late spring/early summer comes my region’s first strawberry harvest, and I’m so excited to have received my first flat (6 quarts) of organic, local strawberries. So I think it’s high time to discuss these little delicious jewels of happiness and some of the many recipes that can be made from them. The garden strawberry is…

Recipe Post: Shepherd’s/Cottage Pie, Two Ways

I’ve written before about one of my favourite meals to both make and eat, Shepherd’s Pie (which yes, I know is a cottage pie as it uses ground beef not lamb, but let’s not argue, kids). However, I’ve made a few changes to my tried-and-true recipe and so please see my updated recipe below. In…

Recipe Post: Cherry Yogurt Muffins

These muffins are quick to make, incredibly moist, and a delicious change from the standard blueberry muffin. The yogurt is a fantastic addition and not to be omitted (though I don’t see a problem with substituting it for dairy-free coconut or soy yogurt if you prefer). The same goes with substituting the melted butter with…