Pots au Chocolat: a French dessert not for the faint of butter

  If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, it will come as no news to you that I, the proprietoress of it, am a supremely lazy creature.  I am also a fairly busy creature, which may seem to be contradictory at first glance, but really it isn’t. The apparent contradiction comes from the misuse and abuse of the word ‘lazy’ – the word … Continue reading Pots au Chocolat: a French dessert not for the faint of butter

Pumpkin Bread with Golden Sultanas – an Awesome Fall Dessert!

Contrary to what you might think from the outrageously yellow color, there is none, nada, zero food coloring of any sort in this recipe.  Unless you count the naturally occurring Vitamin A in the pumpkin (in the form of carotenoids which are well, orange in color), and then you are obviously right.  There is loads of that in this bread.  Not that it makes this dessert … Continue reading Pumpkin Bread with Golden Sultanas – an Awesome Fall Dessert!

Strawberry Fields (Not Forever, Just For The Summer!)

Strawberries are in season. It is, in my not at all humble opinion, the only right time of year to eat them – whenever they are in season where/near where you live, that is.   Although the ones shipped from far away can still look pretty in mid-winter, they sadly tend to have no aroma, and with strawberries, aroma is everything.  If they don’t smell good, … Continue reading Strawberry Fields (Not Forever, Just For The Summer!)