Eating seasonally – through pie: Blueberry

Blueberry pie is one of our all time favourites, and we can always look forward to Grandma Verna making this pie several times throughout the summer. This pie screams summer, and was perfect for a Canada day celebration… more»

In the kitchen with: Grandma Verna

There is nothing like Grandma Verna’s pie – light, flakey, buttery crusts and flavourful fillings, all created with her special touch. The bar has been set high in our family with her impeccable pies and she is always willing to share her techniques and secrets along the way… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Apricot

The sweet and distinct flavour of apricots makes this pie ideal for the summer months. We opted for a coconut crumble topping to compliment the tartness of the fruit. Although the juices from the apricots leave this pie very moist, we recommend serving with whipped cream or ice cream… more»

In the kitchen with: Bottega Trattoria

We had the most fabulous morning with Kayrn Kimberley, owner of Bottega Trattoria a few weeks ago. Executive Chef, John Costanzi, let us in on some great secrets when it comes to assembling an Italian bruschetta platter… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Strawberry rhubarb

With May among us, we are taking advantage of the garden-fresh rhubarb arriving at the farmer’s market. Rhubarb is theoretically a vegetable, but when combined with sweet strawberries, it resembles a tart fruit… more»

In the kitchen with: Michelle Zimmer (Wild Serendipity Foods)

Every Saturday morning the people of Saskatoon line up at Michelle Zimmer’s booth at the Farmers Market for her freshly made scones and colourful French macarons. Over the last few years, we’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Michelle and have fallen in love with her heavenly baking. Therefore, we were thrilled when Michelle generously agreed to have us in her commercial kitchen (located in her home) to observe the process of her macaron making… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Chess

Similar to pecan, chess pie is a southern specialty that we were thrilled to experiment with this month! Having never made a chess pie before, we were up for the challenge. Recipes vary, but the basic filling often contains eggs, sugar, butter and vinegar… more»

Breakfast in bed

On our birthdays, we are traditionalists; the birthday boy/girl wakes up to a leisurely breakfast in bed. We indulge ourselves in comforting food, opening presents and relaxing whilst enjoying premium coffee and conversation… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Lemon

Nothing says spring more than zesty lemon paired with billowy meringue. Lemon meringue pie is indeed a known classic, but we don’t make it as often as we would like. We happily welcome the challenge to making this show stopping dessert that everyone covets… more»

In the kitchen with: Mary Johnston

With so many great cooks and bakers around us, we wanted to connect and invite them to share their secrets and specialties in the kitchen. We were so grateful to start this series off with one of our lovely grandmothers, Mary Johnston. She has been a true inspiration to us growing up, teaching us many lessons in and out of the kitchen… more»