Peameal and Maple, Match Made in Heaven!

My third Canadian inspired dish this week features peameal bacon! Or as everyone else calls it, Canadian Bacon! I am ok if the rest of the world calls it Canadian bacon, as it is packed with flavour and healthier than the alternative bacon we normally use. Now what is better than fried peameal? Fried peameal […]

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Nutella Nanaimo Bars

Today’s dish is a decadent one and a Canadian original. I am talking about the infamous Nanaimo bars that originated in Nanaimo, BC. Dating back in the 1950’s, this ultra rich dessert has evolved into a variety of variations, making that much more yummy. It starts off with a crumbly wafer bottom, followed by a […]

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Sesame Maple Glazed Salmon

This week I am feeling a little patriotic in my dishes as we approach Canada’s 150th birthday. I have decided to pay homage to our country and create Canadian infused dishes. I decided to begin with Maple Syrup, there isn’t anything more Canadian than that! Maple Syrup is just plain delicious and goes well with […]

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Sparkling Sangria Iced Tea

This weather has got me thinking about all the delicious summer drinks I’ll be making/consuming. However, I am still breastfeeding so I am always on the hunt for creative drinks that are non-alcoholic. I thought I would start with a basic, but a good one, the classic Iced Tea. On a typical hot and humid […]

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At first you don’t succeed, dust yourself off again…

So I woke up one morning feeling good and had this crazy idea of making fresh butter croissants from scratch. Now let me tell you, I have never made croissants or rather any puff pastry dessert by scratch, therefore I was fully unaware how much of my day would be taken up. A dear friend […]

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Culinary Adventure in Tuscany

It seems everywhere I turn around someone I know or someone on Instagram is showing their latest pictures from Italy and it got me thinking of my honeymoon in July 2015. I remember I couldn’t wait to embark on our culinary adventure in Italy and all the food we were going to taste and hopefully […]

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Spring Cleaning my Makeup Routine

I love everything beauty. Having worked in the cosmetics department at Shoppers Drug Mart many moons ago, I would love when a new product line came in and couldn’t wait to test it out! The beauty industry is ever changing, but one thing does not and that is a clear and flawless complexion. We all […]

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