Today’s recipe is a wonderfully tasty Caribbean Banana Bread. I used traditional Caribbean flavors such as cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and rum – of course. It is wonderfully moist too made possible by adding coconut oil and evaporated milk. Bananas, the most important ingredient, do a great job keeping the bread moist too.Read More
It’s November folks time to get baking. I started a month ago and my waistline is begging for mercy. Today’s recipe is Pumpkin Pie a Thanksgiving favorite.Read More
Valentine’s Day is on its way. Are you ready? Are you going to a fancy restaurant, or do you plan on cooking for your loved one? If the latter, then don’t forget the sweet stuff. Honeycrisp Apple Tartlets are a really nice treat that you can share cuddled up next to each other. Serve with ice cream and a cute smile.Read More
Fancy something frivolous, but nicely cooling and tasty? Of course you do! Today’s recipe is blackberry prosecco pops and they are everything I described above, you’ll love them.
Imagine you and your partner reading the paper, or a book, or magazine on your handheld devices, sipping your favorite hot beverages and sinking your teeth into flaky pastry topped with fresh fruit. What a great way to start the day – right? Today’s recipe is a simple fruit tart, it’s ideal for an easy morning that doesn’t require much movement for an hour our two. It takes very little effort to make, and I’m certain it will be a regular feature when you have the luxury of time.
No need to panic about the pastry, I didn’t make it from scratch. I just bought a packet of pre-made frozen puff pastry. All I had to do was defrost as directed. So easy.
Christmas isn’t Christmas without shortbread, and ginger shortbread is my fav. Shortbread cookies are not only a perfect tea time snack, but they are also a great gift. Wouldn’t you appreciate a box of these wonderful cookies? I know I would.
A banana coconut mango parfait is all you need to cap off a meal, especially a holiday meal. It’s immensely tasty and so easy to put together.
Port poached pears are such a treat and a great end to a holiday dinner. If you’re planning a heavy complex holiday dinner, perhaps you would like a simple desert that looks beautiful but requires very little effort. Port poached pears deliver in that regard, they look impressive and pack a tasty punch, and so easy to create. Another bonus is that you can make these port poached pears a day in advance and serve them hot or cold, all you need to do is decide when to serve.
I think apple crumble was the first thing I cooked in high school. I had a class called Home Economics, where we were taught not only how to cook, but how to run a home. Very provincial – right? Nonetheless, I was taught well. My apple crumble is a thing of beauty. This baby will melt in your mouth, but not before alerting all your other senses to take note and enjoy!
Watermelon chunks, lime juice and agave are all you need to make these wonderful watermelon and lime popsicles.
They are so juicy, and tasty, and refreshing, I challenge you to keep them in your freezer for longer than a week.