Strawberry Rhubarb Charlotte

Strawberry Rhubarb Charlotte

Our strawberry rhubarb charlotte was inspired by one we had at Au Pied de Cochon this past June. We were so impressed by the delicious dessert that I adapted it for Tomiko’s unofficial birthday party over the Canada Day long weekend. The tart rhubarb makes this strawberry rhubarb charlotte really special, since we can only […]

Mile High Lemon Meringue Pie

Mile High Lemon Meringue Pie

I made this mile-high lemon meringue pie for Ryan’s 30th birthday. Who needs birthday cake when you have birthday pie! The crust of the lemon meringue pie is nicely flaky and buttery tasting; it is blind-baked so it stays crisp when filled with the lusciously tart lemon custard filling and billowy soft marshmallow-like meringue.

Flavoured Water: Strawberry Basil Water

This strawberry basil water is delicious. Growing up in the desert means we were always drinking water to stay hydrated. Sometimes though, one can get tired of plain water, so try flavouring it with pieces of  fruits, vegetables, and herbs. One of our most popular posts of all time is our lemon lime water, so we […]

Honeydew Juice

Chill out this summer with a light and cooling honeydew juice. This recipe is a handy solution for any melon that is not perfectly ripe, including those with a mealy texture that can be unappetizing. The addition of honey really enhances the natural “honeydew” flavour and hides any imperfections in the fruit. Chill the glasses before serving your […]

Almond Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

Almond Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

Here is the almond rhubarb upside-down cake for my dad for Father’s Day. I love rhubarb and always buy it when it first comes out in the springtime. In previous years, I made rhubarb fool and rhubarb and strawberry crumble, but this year I wanted to make a cake. It was a perfect dessert to a barbecue […]

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