Bittman’s Blender Hollandaise

If you love hollandaise, but the thought of making it at home is daunting, this recipe is for you. I’m marrying a man who’s passionate about sauce.  He’s the guy who orders an extra side of peppercorn sauce, bearnaise or hollondaise. One of his favourite vessels for sauce is eggs benedict. This is tricky, because … [Read more…]

Bite Me: Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, love it or hate it, it’s a good excuse to eat some delicious food. Wether you are single or madly in love, you might as well get together with someone who makes you smile and indulge a little.  I’ve celebrated many single Valentine’s Days myself, and it never stopped me from putting together … [Read more…]

Niagara-on-the-Lake Getaway and Reviews

I am a strong believer in weekend in getaways. During the week I find that long work days, limited daylight and mediocre meals get the best of us.  I make some pretty good dinners and we occasionally head out for a delicious date night, but there are a lot of rushed pack lunches and nights where … [Read more…]

Mylk Uncookies

A big thank you to Julian and Cindy from Storybook Productions for your beautiful job filming. Mylk Uncookies – 253 Gerrard St E, Toronto

Atelier des Chefs

One of my favourite things to do when I’m in Paris is to take a cooking class at Atelier des Chefs. I’m a big fan of their most affordable option – a 15  euro lunch class where you learn to make a beautiful meal and sit down to enjoy it afterwards. The class is completely in … [Read more…]

Thoughts on Paris

The mention of flying to Paris promotes a few swoons and sighs.  It’s a city we dream about. I used to dream of living in Paris.  So much that at 18 I left university after one year to go work as a full-time nanny in the city of love.  It was the one way I … [Read more…]

Home From Paris

  Edible Adventure Highlights: Perfectly cooked cod at Les Philosophes French yogurt – especially La Laitière Medjool dates richer than anything I’ve ever found in Canada (nature’s caramel) Abundant salads Cheese and wine feasts before dinner every night Chocolate and foie gras macaron at Pierre Herme Foie gras at Le Polidor Strong coffee with hazelnut milk … [Read more…]