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Monthly Musings: March 2021

Monthly Musings: March 2021

Hello friends! How are you keeping? I hope this Monthly Musings March post finds you both well rested and well caffeinated. I’m still riding the pastry making train from last month and honestly, pulling a homemade flaky AF croissant out of the oven literally never 

Blood Orange Marmalade

Blood Orange Marmalade

Hello friends! How are you? I hope you’ll excuse me for not sharing any new recipes last week. To be honest, I just couldn’t find the energy or the inspiration. I had hoped that taking the week off would allow my mind the space and 

Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bar Hearts

Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bar Hearts

Hi friends! Happy almost Valentine’s Day! Do you have any plans or are you of the belief that it’s just a commercial holiday and basically a waste of time? I’m an old romantic at heart, so Boyfriend & I always find some small way to 

Monthly Musings: February 2021

Monthly Musings: February 2021

Oh friends, hello! Welcome to our Monthly Musings February post! How are you? I have been living the pastry dream recently, and I’m on cloud nine about it. No really, the actual pastry dream. Hand laminated pastries.. at home, without any fancy machinery. It is 

Cookbooks to Travel Through, Our Favourites

Cookbooks to Travel Through, Our Favourites

Hi hi hi – happy Thursday! I hope this post finds you well. It dawned on me last week that, although I like to think of this space as ‘a food & travel blog‘, there’s been no new travel content since my Dingle Guide in 

Small Batch Hazelnut & Almond Granola

Small Batch Hazelnut & Almond Granola

Hello friends! How are you keeping? I hope this post finds you moderately caffeinated and with just enough headspace to start thinking about your weekend breakfasting. Just in case, I’ve been doing enough weekend dreaming for the both of us, and I’ve planned your breakfast. 

Monthly Musings: January 2021

Monthly Musings: January 2021

Hi friends, happy Wednesday! Wow, I am slow getting myself into gear this year! I’m trying to practice Karlee‘s ‘Gentle January’ idea, and honestly, I’m living my best life. It’s all about taking the pressure off, doing what feels right, and trying not to push 

Passionate Baker 2020, The Year in Review

Passionate Baker 2020, The Year in Review

Hi friends! Happy New Year! This is a post I had planned to share with you after Christmas and before New Year’s – but those days just seemed to melt together in a glorious food-induced daze. So here it is, approximately 8-9 days late, but 

Christmas Cookie Box

Christmas Cookie Box

Hi friends! Happy Christmas Week – I can’t believe that we’re already here! I’m putting the finishing touches on my gifts, half watching The Grinch, and dreaming about the Domino’s date Boyfriend & I are having later. I’m here now because I want to share 

Nutella Stuffed Triple Chocolate Cookies

Nutella Stuffed Triple Chocolate Cookies

Hello, sweet friends! We’re nearly there! The finish line is in sight and I for one can practically smell my Christmas dinner. We’re nearly there – but not quite. There are still a few last minute gifts to be wrapped, two gal-pals to meet for 

Orange & Almond Cake with Cranberry Glaze

Orange & Almond Cake with Cranberry Glaze

Hi friends, happy Sunday! I hope this post finds you well caffeinated and well rested. I’m relaxing on the couch in my comfiest loungewear after a solid bacon breakfast and a bop around the kitchen to Christmas songs with Boyfriend. In a few hours, we’ll 

Cranberry Apple & Pear Pie, with a Cinnamon Hazelnut Crumble

Cranberry Apple & Pear Pie, with a Cinnamon Hazelnut Crumble

Hello friends! How are you this fine Tuesday? While I sat gazing at our Christmas tree the other day, something awful dawned on me. As of right now, there are only, like, three festive recipes up on the blog – and they were shared way 

Monthly Musings: December 2020

Monthly Musings: December 2020

Happy December, friends! Welcome to Monthly Musings: December 2020, our last chatter post of the year! It’s officially my very favourite time of year and that can only mean one thing: we can fully embrace the festive season! As I type, I have a festive 

What We’re Eating This Thanksgiving

What We’re Eating This Thanksgiving

Happy Wednesday, friends! I hope this post finds you wearing a comfy jumper with your hair piled up in a messy bun, and a coffee cup in hand. But maybe that’s just me. I’m popping in quickly to share: What We’re Eating This Thanksgiving. Boyfriend 

Winter Bucket List, 2020

Winter Bucket List, 2020

Hi friends! How are you keeping? I know it’s a little early, but I’m mentally preparing myself for all things Christmas and the holidays. This is my absolute favourite time of year, and I don’t want to overlook anything. Seeing as our Summer Bucket List 

Monthly Musings: November 2020

Monthly Musings: November 2020

Hello friends, happy Wednesday! How are you keeping? I’m so glad you’re here for our Monthly Musings November post, because it marks the two year anniversary of these very posts! Two whole years of sitting down to hash out my thoughts and feelings for the 

Perfect All-Butter Pie Dough

Perfect All-Butter Pie Dough

Sweet, sweet friends, hi! I’ve got such a treat for you today: Perfect All-Butter Pie Dough. For years I’ve been scouring both the internet and cookbooks for the perfect pie dough recipe. A few years ago, I found Yossi Arefi‘s recipe and I – mistakenly 

Vanilla Sugar Palmiers

Vanilla Sugar Palmiers

Hello friends! The world continues to turn wholly upside-down, but I don’t want to talk about that any more than necessary – that’s what our Monthly Musings posts are for. Instead, I’ll start with this: I hope this post finds you happy and healthy! It’s