Flour 101: Tips for getting consistent results

Baking is known to be an exact science. Many recipes are able to accomodate some slight variations, but if you've ever wondered why a recipe turned out great one time and not so great another time, variation in your measurements could be a leading culprit.


Wholesome walnut raisin cookies

If I close my eyes, I can conjure up memories of childhood visits to my grandmother’s house at Christmas time, where I would always expect to see a large bowl of nuts on the dining-room table.


Review: Blissful Bites

As an avid reader of recipe books, I rarely find myself purchasing a book whose target audience is new to vegan cooking. Yet, macrobiotic vegan chef Christy Morgan’s gorgeous first book, Blissful Bites: Vegan Meals That Nourish Mind, Body and Planet, seems fit for anyone interested in making healthy, delicious, animal-free meals without a...


Gluten-free pumpkin whoopie pies

It happens every year. As we start to feel the crisp chill in the air and experience the shortened days, my kitchen becomes a warm and comfortable little haven and the need to bake is almost instinctive.


Raw recipe love

There's nothing I love more than browsing through some of my favourite food blogs on a lazy Sunday evening. Food bloggers' passion, and the delicious results of that passion, never fail to inspire me. Since I've been having fun testing out my new Excalibur over the last several weeks, I've been on the search...