Roast Pork Loin with Fennel and Thyme

Roast Pork Loin with Fennel and Thyme

Roast pork loin with fennel and thyme is my favourite way to cook pork loin. This economical cut of meat is delicious when roasted. According to the USDA, pork roasts should reach an internal temperature of 62 C / 145 F, and can still be pink in the middle. In Canada, Health Canada recommends cooking […]

DIY: Crochet Pizzelle Beret by Linda Permann

Crochet Pizzelle Beret by Linda Permann

I crocheted the beautiful Pizzelle Beret, designed by Linda Permann. The pattern is part of Linda’s e-book that includes other beautiful patterns inspired by food. In order to make the Pizzelle Beret, I used a 3.0 mm crochet hook and Rowan Fine Lace yarn in the Quaint colourway. This dusty rose yarn is 80% alpaca and […]

DIY: Knit Clover Honey Shawlette by Hannah Six

The Clover Honey Shawlette is by Hannah Six for Sock Yarn, One Skein Wonders. It is a lovely shawl with a square panel of lace at the back that looks like busy bees. Perhaps that’s why Hannah calls it Clover Honey. It has an interesting C-shape that makes it easy to wrap around one’s shoulders. […]

DIY: Knit Okinawa Cowl and Free Pattern

This pattern for our Okinawa Cowl creates a fine mesh garment that is light as a feather. The wool used here is Manos del Uruguay Marina, which is a 100% merino lace weight yarn. I picked up the yarn last summer in Montreal at Effiloche but had trouble deciding which colour until I saw this […]

DIY: Oslo Cowl and Free Pattern

The Oslo Cowl is a chunky wool piece designed to keep you warm for a Nordic winter-or at least a Canadian one! The yarn is 65% wool and 35% alpaca so it is super toasty. We used Drops Nepal and created a blue ombre pattern that reminded us of the ocean. We found a cute […]

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