Tray of lemon madeleines with a bowl of lemon glaze.

Lemon Madeleines

Madeleines remains one of my favourite French “snack cakes” (for want of a better term). Small and light, they are the perfect accompaniment to your morning or afternoon espresso and the perfect “goûter” (after school snack) for small hands. Mostly I enjoy them plain – a light, buttery sponge cake doesn’t need much more than … Read more

Pecan Cake Fingers with vanilla frosting on a cutting board.

Tuesdays with Dorie: Ms. Corbitt’s Pecan Cake Fingers from Dorie’s Cookies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies is an interesting one but not a repeat for our household…  The recipe comes from “Helen Corbitt, a woman who was born in New York but made her name as a chef, cookbook author, teacher and tastemaker in Texas, first at hotels (including the gorgeous Driskill … Read more

Tangerine-Topped Cheesecake from Everyday Dorie on a white plate.

Cook the Book Fridays: Tangerine-Topped Cheesecake from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and is one I can’t wait to make for a crowd (original recipe serves 16!). It’s one that requires a bit of time and patience – it bakes a long time, cools in the oven a long time and … Read more