Neapolitan Swirled Cheesecake

Neapolitan ice cream was a staple of my childhood summers spent playing in my Nonno and Nonna’s backyard. Instead of popsicles, my grandmother always had a huge tub of this ice-cream at the ready for her sweaty grandchildren to enjoy during muggy Montreal summer days. That back yard was a world of fantasy. It was…

Sweet & Spiced Apple Bundles

Everyone loves a slice of apple pie right? Well if you don’t, you’re weird.   Slightly tangy and sticky sweet with a luscious mouth feel, apple pie is a classic dessert that needs no introduction. I am not here to give you an ole’ granny’s recipe, rather, a hybrid. Using flaky puff pastry as the perfect cocoon,…

The Wannabe Baker’s Super Simple Fruit Tart

This recipe is a great, simple and versatile way to finish any meal. In the cold months, stud the lemony pastry cream with winter fruits like cranberry, pear, persimmons, kiwi, mandarin and clementine oranges. In the warm months, layer this tart with beautiful fresh berries, apricots, lychee and plums. There are so many incredible fruits…

Little Miss Sarah’s Cinnamon Rolls

I have always considered Sarah more like a sister than a cousin as we have very similar biological backgrounds both having a caucasian and Indian parent. This recipe is dedicated to her love of cinnamon rolls, Christmas and the love we have for each other.  We are a very close knit family and frequently celebrate holidays together,…

Cheesy Stuffed Breakfast Biscuits

The perfect breakfast to serve in bed… wink wink…   back to impress   serves 8   Ingredients   1 can refrigerated biscuit dough 8 large eggs 1 cup white button mushrooms, sliced 1 cup sweet red bell pepper, diced 1 cup sweet yellow pepper, diced 1/2 cup yellow onion, diced 2 cups breakfast sausage,…

The Breakup Brownie

Ok… Fine. I’ll just date myself then.   Give your tear ducts a break and get up. It only takes a few ingredients and a few minutes to throw this stupidly rich brownie together, so there is no excuse for you to keep wallowing. The dark chocolate will stimulate your happy thoughts and before you…