A slice of Molasses Coffee Cake from Everyday Dorie

Cook the Book Fridays: Molasses Coffee Cake 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 wasn’t sure about… right up until I tasted it but oh wow – what a cake! With ginger, five spice, cinnamon, pepper, molasses AND coffee, this is a truly remarkable cake where all those flavours … Read more

Closeup of a Speculoos Cheesecake Bar

Speculoos Cheesecake Bars

It’s beginning to look a lot like … the holidays. Goodness knows what the holidays are going to look like this year. So there’s only one thing for it – BAKE! One of my favourite holiday recipes is spéculoos cookies not just because they taste good but because they make the house smell AMAZING. It’s … Read more

Tiny version of Dorie Greenspan's Carrement Chocolate Cake on a white plate

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Carrément Chocolat, The Fancy Cake (aka, our LAST recipe!)

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi  is our FINAL RECIPE from the book! That’s right – after 6 years of posting 2 x recipes a month from this book, we’ve reached the end! This will be the third book I have cooked/ baked my way through (first was Dorie’s Around my … Read more

Mini chocolate tarts on a white plate

Tartelettes au chocolat

Happy Monday! I’m here with a recipe that I think everyone needs to know how to make. Chocolate. Tartlets. Right? These are a riff on my very popular jam tartlets from my book and inspired (as are the jam tartlets) by a certain packaged snack that you can buy in France! I’ve been experimenting with … Read more

Collection of Dorie Greenspan pain de gênes buttons on a black background

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Pain de Gênes Buttons

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was pain de gênes – “soft, chewy cookies with a texture that’s a cross between a sponge and a pound cake.” (Sorry, Dorie, I gotta disagree here – these most definitely fall into the “cake” category, there is nothing cookie-like about them!). Dorie says the recipe … Read more

Dorie Greenspan's macaron biscotti in a small blue bowl

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Macaron Biscotti

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi  was one we chose specifically to pair with the previous offering this month – Parisian macarons. After I baked, I snuck a few mismatched shells off the tray with this recipe in mind. It’s not something I’ve ever heard of before, to be honest – … Read more