Mardi Gras King Cake

I have been lucky enough to travel all over the world, I once counted how many countries I have visited and it was over 42. I have travelled to almost all US states except Louisiana. I really would love to visit New Orleans for Mardi Gras. Since I won’t be experiencing the Mardi Gras this … Continue reading

Time to go Home

Time to go Home

May 12th Day 4 – Travel Day: Vermont to Manchester to New York to Toronto to St Marys It was a sad day, my time in Vermont had come to an end and it was time to pack up and head out to the airport. My flight did not leave until 3pm and I had about … Continue reading

Norwich Vermont

Norwich Vermont

I thought I would post a travel type journal of my mini trip to Vermont.  I had decided to take the next step in my dream of opening my own bakery.  I had searched the vast internet for a program or a course that made sense for my needs.  I finally found it with King Arthur Flour   in Norwich … Continue reading

Strawberry Maple Balsamic Muffins

Strawberry Maple Balsamic Muffins

  The minute I picked up the new Bake from Scratch magazine I knew I would have to try every recipe listed. The cover shot was amazing! Those Strawberry –Balsamic Muffins looked incredible.  One of my favourite shops in Stratford is Olive your Favourites; wonderful olive oils and balsamic vinegar.  I knew that the maple … Continue reading

Blood Orange Loaf

Blood Orange Loaf

While spending a short visit in Florida it seemed like the perfect time to try some new citrus recipes from the magazine Bake from Scratch.  I had my mom take a look at the magazine to pick out which recipe took her fancy.  She decided the Blood Orange Loaf was the one.  With our list … Continue reading

Irish Coffee Mousse

  I can’t stand  coffee! I hate everything about it; the smell, the flavour, the ground grind mess, but mostly my hubbies breath after he has had his daily dosage.  I am a tea drinker where my hubbie is totally addicted to coffee.  The man can’t function without at least 4-6 cups a day.  So it … Continue reading