Made a lobster roll? Still got leftovers? Don’t like lobster rolls? Love pasta? Well then this dish is for you! Another easy recipe utilizing leftover (or fresh) lobster. Given that i’m not a huge fan of really rich pasta sauce, I have made a butter free sauce, allowing the lobster and parmesan cheese to provide plenty of rich, hearty flavour!
Posted in Dinner, left overs, Pasta, Seafood
Tagged alfredo, alfredo sauce, cream, dinner, homemade alfredo sauce, homemade pasta sauce, lobster, pasta, recipe, sauce
Now for the sweet (and beautiful) crepe! Along with making the Green Onion Parmesan Crepe for our CTV Morning Live Mother’s Day special, we decided these red velvet crepes would be another great option. Not only are they delicious, but the vibrant colour looks quite impressive if I do say so myself!
Posted in breakfast, Dessert, Fruit, pancake
Tagged breakfast, cream, crepe, dessert, french, recipe, red velvet, strawberry, syrup, Whipped Cream
I have a “bad blogger” moment to admit to: Before Christmas time I made roughly 150+ perogies and ate them all… yes all of them… k well not all of them because I did share a few dozen with friends and family… but the large majority….. without taking a single picture of them or blogging them. Now full of blogger shame, this past weekend I decided to whip up another batch. However, I must be clinically insane because I’ve made over 300 perogies with this ginormous batch. So everyone can expect one thing: more perogy recipes will be appearing on the blog. Who knows – maybe I will be the Perogy Princess while Bob is the Grilled Cheese King. Let’s get to this ethnic hybrid of perogies! Continue reading
Posted in Perogy
Tagged butter, cilantro, cream, curry, dough, ginger, india, indian, perogi, perogy, pierogi, pierogy, pirogi, pyrogie, pyrogy, pyrohy, recipe, Sour, turmeric, ukraine, ukrainian, Varenyky
How this pie came about was a bit strange because for some odd reason I was craving a Banana Cream Pie or a Coconut Cream Pie (I think I’ll make that one next), but I’ve never had a slice of Banana Cream Pie in my life; or not that I can remember anyways. Regardless of where this craving came from, I hustled into the kitchen to whip up my first Banana Cream Pie. Let’s get to the recipe so you can satisfy your own cravings. Continue reading
I’ve always really liked carrot cake, but I’ve never actually made it before. This is likely because it’s one of my grandma’s specialities. However the calling came for a traditional dessert for a family dinner, I decided to give it a whirl and I’m quite happy with the results! It’s a classic homemade carrot cake that’s promised to make everyone happy. Continue reading
Posted in cake, Dessert, Easy
Tagged bean, cake, carrot, cheese, cinnamon, cream, frosting, homemade, icing, Vanilla
One of my good friends Lauren just celebrated her 30th birthday. Now, Lauren is one of the hardest working women I know. She works an office job and is also a professional photographer (and voted as our city’s best in 2012), so I knew she needed an extra special cake to help celebrate this milestone birthday! After seeing an ombre cake on Pinterest, I knew I wanted to give one whirl. Now, don’t fret if you are thinking “that is way too detailed and complicated for me”. It’s not. It’s actually way easier than you think. Let’s get to the recipe, so I can show you how to make your own ombre cake! Continue reading
Posted in cake, Dessert, Easy, How To
Tagged birthday, butter, buttercream, cake, cream, easy, happy, how, ombre, rose, thirtieth, thirty, to, tutorial, Vanilla
Looks like I have been forced to bake again for this weeks Julia Child recipe.
This time it’s the Charlotte Chantilly with strawberries, a wonderfully creamy dessert encased in delicious homemade ladyfingers. As was mentioned on my previous baking effort, which happened to be my first for the blog, I had earned myself a 100% track record by successfully baking the Reine De Saba.
Now maybe my confidence was a little too high this time around, as I successfully completed the difficult part (though not very), of baking the lady fingers, I felt like I was on track for another success… Well folks, I was then graced by my very first minor baking disaster! As I was beating the egg yolks and sugar for the Chantilly, everything was going great. I had beat them until ribbony and pale yellow, then continued beating over not quite simmering water until hot to the touch, then proceeded to the last step of beating them while chilling.
This is where disaster strikes and my brain fails.
Posted in Dessert, Egg, JC100
Tagged aux, beaten, chantilly, Charlotte, child, cream, creme, cusine, dessert, egg, fraise, framboise, french, jc100, julia, ladyfinger, mastering the art of french cooking, strawberry, week 9, whipped, yolk