Vegetarian Gyro

July 31 I love tzatziki. It’s the perfect combination of garlicky, creamy, fresh goodness that’s just being asked to be eaten by the spoonful. While I think that my tzatziki is pretty killer on its own, I can’t get away with eating a bowlful of it for dinner. The first thing I think of when […]

Montreal poppy seed bagel

Montreal Bagels

July 14 I have to say when I read that loveandoliveoil’s monthly challenge was to make bagels, I was pretty stoked. In many ways, making bagels was one of my main inspirations for becoming more adventurous in the kitchen. When I was living in London, my boyfriend (who was living in Vancouver at the time) […]

Blackberry Challah French Toast

June 20 I’ll admit, I ate this for dinner, and what a glorious dinner it was! I made some blackberry filled Challah dreaming of the french toast that it would eventually become. I threw half of the loaf in the freezer (it is a huge loaf of bread) and waited patiently for Sunday night when […]

Challah with Blackberry Filling

June 18 The first time that I made bread it was a total disaster, it didn’t rise, it didn’t taste very good, but boy, was it exciting. I find it fascinating to watch the yeast activate and froth up, and the dough rise and transform into something completely different. It really is an amazing process […]