blueberry betty and an exciting new project

blueberry betty and an exciting new project

Blueberries lend themselves to all manner of summertime treats with crazy names: blueberry buckle, blueberry cobbler, blueberry crumble, blueberry crisp, blueberry grunt and, my new-found favourite, blueberry Betty. Like all Brown Betty’s the fruit is sweetened then layered with bread cubes … Continue reading

cassis e framboise confiture

cassis e framboise confiture

RIGHT TURN CLYDE! For those of you who remember my jubilation last summer when I’d discovered that my struggling teeny black current shrub had miraculously birthed an over-flowing pound of ripe juicy berries, you’ll understand me being tickled beyond pink … Continue reading

rhubarb scones with strawberry butter

rhubarb scones with strawberry butter

Rhubarb Scones with Strawberry Butter are a delicious way to jazz up your brunch menu. I love brunch. Actually, I love brunch food. I’m starving when I wake up, which is usually hours before any respectable brunch is served, so … Continue reading

sugared cranberries recipe

sugared cranberries recipe

Up until several years ago, they only way I’d eaten cranberries was cooked in a jelly, sauce or baked good. It’d never occurred to me that you could eat these sour little suckers raw, until I was served a swizzle … Continue reading

apple tarte tatin – flopped

apple tarte tatin – flopped

APPLE TARTE TATIN should be easier than pie… Whenever I neglect to pay attention to the details of someone else’s recipe, I usually find myself in the weeds. Today, I was in deep! I wanted to whip up a yummy dessert, for … Continue reading