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»

Perfecting your home brew

We have teamed up with the walk-in coffee and tea storefront, Ambassador Coffee Boutique, to provide you with an insider’s guide to making the perfect cup of coffee in the comfort of your own home. One of our favourite items they provide is their local and incredibly fresh roasted coffee beans. Read 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»

Chasing the sweet things in life

Since baby Paul was born, we have referred to him as Sweet Paul. Ever wonder why? Allow us to explain. When Anthropolgie started carrying the Norwegian Blogger, Paul Lowe’s “Sweet Paul” magazines and cookbook, we were immediately hooked… 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»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Chocolate mousse

February is the month of love. Therefore it seems highly appropriate that our second pie of the series is none other than chocolate pie. Maybe this is why they say chocolate is “in-season” this month? We aren’t sure, but who’s complaining? more»