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What I Made, OR Pain Au Chocolat

Okay, this is the one. This is easily my proudest triumph in the kitchen. Last night, I made the French pastry, Pain Au Chocolat. I’d been meaning to make this for two months, but whenever I bought chocolate chips or any kind of chocolate, I’d just end up eating them. 670 more words


Mike eats two pounds of uni every day. The last time we went diving, he managed to spire his foot on a crown-of-thorns. He was hobbling around for weeks like a clown wearing bricks for shoes. 46 more words


Fire Roasted Salsa

For Salsa:

1. On a barbecue or grill, roast 2 whole tomatoes and half a red bell pepper. Roast until well done, until a blackish skin appears on both the tomatoes and peppers. 101 more words


Spaghetti Alla Vodka With Seasoned Broccoli


Boil 1 packet of Whole Wheat Spaghetti, add a pinch of salt and a drop of oil to prevent sticking. After spaghetti is boiled, drain in cold water. 301 more words


Winter Gluten Free Millionaire Shortbread

I don’t know about you but millionaire shortbread is literally one of my favourite treats to nibble on with a cup of tea! I was worried when I turned gluten free that I wouldn’t be able to indulge myself with these glorious creations, however, thanks to Doves Farm gluten free flour my baking has not been hindered at all! 323 more words


Vancouver's Brunch Scene - The Flying Pig

What: Chicken Frittata and Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict
Where: The Flying Pig (Yaletown)
Cuisine: Western Brunch
Affordability: $15-$20


I have a confession to make. As a foodie… I’ve actually never had a frittata before. 230 more words


Home made mince pies

Here is a selection of home made mince pies made here at the Tower House Bakery. We are up to 200 and counting!
The mincemeat is jam packed with quality dried fruits as well as fresh cranberries and a variety of nuts, then cooked for three hours in an aga until swimming in delicious festive juices. 53 more words