Seven Summers by Paige Toon

Summer Reads: Seven Summers

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be sharing book recommendations –  a series of “not just cookbooks”. What’s summer without a few good romance reads, right? This week’s #summerreads pick is just that, but also so much more. I first heard about this book when I heard Carley Fortune speak in … Read more

Tuesdays with Dorie: Parfait-Layered Vacherin from Baking with Dorie

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe comes from Baking with Dorie. Parfait-Layered Vacherin sounds fancy but honestly it couldn’t be easier to make. Case in point – I made this in my tiny kitchen in France on a very hot day with a less-than-ideal-freezer for this type of thing and it still turned out ok! … Read more

Summer Reads: The Off Season

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be sharing book recommendations –  a series of “not just cookbooks”. I don’t know about you but I love a good twisty thriller for a summer read – one that I can devour in one sitting or at least in the course of one day! … Read more

Feet on the Camino in Arzua on the Camino de Santiago.

Summer Reads: Two books about the Camino

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be sharing book recommendations –  a series of “not just cookbooks”. Today’s #summerreads is inspired by the Camino de Santiago, since I’m currently in the process of walking from San Sebastián to Bilbao on the Camino del Norte. Those of you who follow me on … Read more

Tuesdays with Dorie: Jelly Roll Cake from Baking with Dorie

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe comes from Baking with Dorie. Jelly Roll Cake is a recipe I love to eat but don’t tend to make often because it’s little bit fussy – or so I thought! This recipe might have changed my mind! I have made a couple of “Swiss Rolls” in the past (notably … Read more

Summer Reads: The Secret Keeper

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be sharing book recommendations –  a series of “not just cookbooks”. Coming at you this week with an historical fiction novel set in WWII with Canadian main characters and a really interesting look at the wartime efforts of Canadian women. From the publisher: Twin sisters … Read more