The best of Europe: part 3 – Italy

When we think of Italy, we think of the classic historic structures, the colourful coastlines, and the delicious cuisine. With every city in Italy having its own distinctive features, we found there is something for everyone… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Summary

Last year we introduced our first reoccurring series: eating seasonally-through pie. A challenge, based on the Modern Farmer Pie Chart, where we baked a new pie each month, focusing on in-season ingredients. Although we come from a family of pie makers, we only had a few staple recipes in our back pockets… more»

The best of Europe: part 2 – Paris

No other city is quite like Paris. Often known for its romance, fashion, pastries and of course, light. We have gathered our top of five moments from our trip to the city of lights… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Pumpkin

Oh how we look forward to the colder months when it means we can devour in the comfort of pumpkin pie. Creamy and light texture, rich yet somewhat spicy flavour (from the cloves) – what’s not to love? more»

The best of Europe: part 1 – England

Whether it’s catching a football match in England, sipping champagne under the Eiffel Tower, or cruising the Mediterranean on a luxurious vessel – we have gathered our favourite moments from our month long journey across the pond. First up, England – home of the Queen, David Beckham and bangers n mash… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Apple

Nothing says autumn like an apple pie. All summer long, we fill our ovens with various fruit pies and we have to say, we are more than excited for the outdoor temperatures to drop to enjoy a warm apple dessert. more»

In the kitchen with: Brita

Oh how we love when our sister comes home from traveling the world, or living in sunny Los Angeles, and shares her love for food with us. We are so excited to be featuring Brita in this kitchen series, focusing on one of her many specialties, croissants… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Cherry

There is something about sour cherry pie that screams old-fashioned. Although we love eating fresh sour cherries from our neighbor’s backyard tree, we had yet to try them within a flakey, buttery piecrust. Just another reason we are grateful this challenge – it encourages us to step outside our comfort zone… more»

Eating seasonally – through pie: Peach

Come summer, peaches are at their peak. Easy to find at the farmer’s market, and their flavor is unmistakable. Similarly to chess and apricot, this was our first time making and tasting peach pie. Considering this, we opted to test out a recipe from Epicurious, and it was a success… more»

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»