FINDING INSPIRATION

A self-taught baker in Ottawa, Canada with a local ingredient focus. A local lifestyle enthusiast who aims to support the local community and Canadian brands.

 

Cozy Canadian Brands - Part 2

To follow-up on my cozy Canadian brand list, here are additional brands to support, should you be on the lookout for loungewear or casual...

Chewy Ginger Snap Recipe

I received this recipe from a colleague a few years back and they are the softest cookies. If you love ginger snaps, you will love these...

Lemon Madeleine Recipe

I recently purchased madeleine pans and was stoked to bake with them. Madeleines are so delicate and divine. I decided to try out the...

Choux pastry recipe

It is definitely a myth that baking choux pastry is difficult. It’s a simple recipe as long as you abide by by ingredients and...

Chocolate glazed donuts

I was craving chocolate donuts the other day and I figured it wouldn't be too tough to make my own. I used the recipe from Erren's...

Apple raspberry pie recipe

I’ve used this crust recipe for a long time and I substituted the blueberries I normally use for some apples and raspberries. You can’t...

Banana oatmeal cookies

Looking to spruce up the use of your ripe bananas, look no further. These banana oatmeal cookies are perfectly moist and a healthy snack....

Blueberry Muffin Recipe

I’ve been using this blueberry muffin recipe for a long time and it turns out perfectly every time. It is delicious and moist with a...

Whole Wheat Apple Scones

Pulled this recipe out of my Cooking Light book but changed the recipe a bit. It‘s a plain scone with a bit of apple and sugar to it!...

Soft Pretzel Recipe

This is a fail proof recipe for soft pretzels, adapted from the Food Network. Total time: 2 Hours. Ingredients 1 cup milk 1 package of...

Green tea cookie recipe

I’ve been playing around with the idea of baking with matcha powder for a long time and finally took the plunge. It took two trials with...

Homemade chicken noodle soup

I don’t cook very often, but when I do it’s chicken noodle soup. Over the years, I’ve figured out a good balance for all the ingredients....

Giving Back

As much as I absolutely adore gifting local products to my friends and family, I think it is equally important to share the love with...