Sure-hit Brownie Cake

The best of both worlds, brownies and cakes – and this moist dessert is a chocolatey indulgence that will satisfy any sweet cravings.  It’s almost a no-fail easy to impress, that will win you many new fans.  The soft gooeyness of chocolate is nicely balanced with an unexpected crunch from the pecans (you can use…

Cozy French Onion Soup

Don’t be intimidated in making this perennial favourite.  These are basic steps but you can certainly customise it to suite your taste.  Your stock will be key here so focus on that and the other bits will work very nicely together.  A great light and healthy dinner option that is as comforting as it is…

Great Lakes : Great Beaches

I usually don’t mind winter, but lately I’ve been really missing the feeling of sand between my toes and the warm sunshine that hits my face when I’m lounging out to the sounds of the waves nearby.  So in order to reminisce I thought what better time, and well before the summer, but to list…

Greek Honey Cake

The subtlety of this cake in the way it will look (you can decorate anyway you want of course) belies its amazing hearty and warm comforting flavours.  With honey and orange undertones this will take to the Mediterranean shoes of the Greek islands from where it originates; bound to make you smile when you have…

Baby Proofing – Holiday Edition

I’m actually shocked how many potential baby safety issues can arise during the holidays, especially as we put up more decorations and trimmings that are not necessarily baby or toddler proof.  It all depends on the type of decorations you ultimately use but in general here are standard things to keep an eye out for…

Baked fish with Molasses

This is a very simple and easy for those that want a delicious flavourful fish dish but not sure how to do it or what goes well with fish.  Fish is a bit of a weird meat and many people are intimidated to cook it, but follow these simple steps and you’ll be stuffing yourself…

Be mindful of your kids

This is just a reminder to well-intentioned parents out there to be mindful of your kids and treat them as humans not as playthings, especially around family and close friends.  I am guilty of this too where I tend to pressure my son to hug and kiss every single person (when only handshake can suffice…