Cuban Flan

Cuban Flan

I absolutely love flan, but have never actually tried to make one, so when it came about that I will be co-hosting a holiday party for the lovely people taking salsa classes with Julio Montero, I thought I had better practice before the actual day.…

Leftover Basmati Coconut Rice Pudding in the Slow Cooker

Leftover Basmati Coconut Rice Pudding in the Slow Cooker

I happen to love rice pudding. There’s something nostalgic from my childhood about it that says comfort food to me (ok, I’d had kind of a bad day). Anyway, I found myself with six cups of cooked basmati rice (don’t ask, I forgot about a…

Gluten-free, Vegan Chocolate Brownie Muffins

Gluten-free, Vegan Chocolate Brownie Muffins

This started out as a hunt for the best gluten-free brownie recipe. I started with Simply Recipes Gluten-free Fudgy Chocolate Brownies and ad libbed a little because I thought the batter looked a little too thick and I opted to leave the chocolate chips whole…

Vegan Lemon Curd – No Waaaaay, Way

Vegan Lemon Curd – No Waaaaay, Way

I had a bunch of organic lemons I needed to use and lemon curd is one of my favourite things so I thought I’d make some. Initially I thought I’d do up Ioanna’s fabulous microwave lemon curd thinking it didn’t have eggs in it. I…

Mom’s Apple Crisp with Gluten-free Option

Mom’s Apple Crisp with Gluten-free Option

The “Mom” in this Mom’s Apple Crisp is me. This is my Go To apple crisp recipe when I want something sweet without a big fuss. There is no special pan required, you can use whatever apples and oats you have on hand and you…

Sour Cream Apple Pie

Sour Cream Apple Pie

Sour cream apple pie is easy and delicious. Crust: You can make your own pie crust using your favourite recipe (the one off the Crisco box works perfectly well) or use store bought. If you want a quick an easy recipe use this Pastry Dough…

Lemon Curd in the Microwave – Yes, it’s a (really good) thing

Lemon Curd in the Microwave – Yes, it’s a (really good) thing

So, I’ve been using a lot of lemon zest for this and that lately and had a total of 3 lemons sans zest. It was time to use some lemon juice. Thank you to Ioanna Limberopoulou of Ioanna’s Notebook for this super easy, super fast,…