Homemade Pim's Cookies Jaffa Cakes on a plate

Twelve Days of Holiday Treats: Orange Pim’s (Jaffa Cakes)

This post is produced in partnership with Bonne Maman Canada. Welcome to Day 7 of The Twelve Days of Holiday Treats! Once again, this year, from December 1-12th I’ll post a new holiday treat recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (perfect for this year of … Read more

Hazelnut caramel banana bread on eatlivetravelwrite.com

Hazelnut caramel banana bread

This post is sponsored by Penotti Canada. For this month’s Penotti Canada recipe, I chose to work with the Duo Penotti Hazelnut and Caramel Spread (which contains no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives and is made with sustainable ingredients). It’s really sweet so you only need a tiny amount on a slice of bread or … Read more

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Tiger cakes

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie assignment was “Tiger Cakes” so-called because of the “stripes” formed by finely chopped chocolate that is folded through the mixture at the last minute and which forms stripes through the cake. The cake itself is a lovely mix of lots of butter (of course!), almond flour, a touch of all-purpose … Read more

Madeleines from the Bouchon Bakery cookbook by Thomas Keller and Sebastien Rouxel

Les Petits Chefs Cook the Books: Bouchon Bakery

Madeleines. Little spongey traditional French cakes, baked in a shell-shaped pan. Classique. Subject of much discussion in one recipe testing session last summer at La Cuisine Paris. As in, should they be baked for 7, 8 or 9 minutes? Did people prefer the lighter colour or more golden? So many questions. But oh, so delicious! … Read more

Nadège goes online!

If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you’ll know that Nadège Patisserie is the place I recommend to anyone who asks for “Toronto’s best macarons.”  If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you might remember I interviewed Nadège herself for Spotlight Toronto a couple of years ago, when the store had only … Read more