• Archive for August, 2012

    Buckwheat wafer baskets

    by  • August 22, 2012 • Dessert • 5 Comments

    wafers with ice cream

    We just got our ice cream maker on the weekend. Excitement levels in our house are through the roof! Gareth has been acting like a little kid in a candy shop ever since (which I suppose is pretty close to the truth), so it’s definitely been a good investment. Plus, I hadn’t had ice cream in...

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    Spicy raw tacos

    by  • August 17, 2012 • Mains • 0 Comments

    taco close up

    Tacos. The word creates memories of delicious-ness. Of a crunchy shell, hot spicy beans, ooey-gooey melted cheese, a fresh finish with lettuce… all topped with one of my favourite foods—sour cream. Yum! Of course, I also have memories of cutting my mouth up with the taco shell trying to eat it quickly, desperate not...

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    Toasted muesli your way

    by  • August 12, 2012 • Breakfast, Gifts • 0 Comments

    Muesli Honey

    I have always loved toasted muesli. It was always so much more satisfying then raw oats and so much more convenient then porridge. But there was always one thing that ruined it for me. Sultanas. Bleh. Who needs them? I mean who’s idea was it anyway to ruin such a perfect breakfast with something...

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    Maple roasted bananas

    by  • August 2, 2012 • Breakfast, Dessert, Snacks • 2 Comments

    maple roasted bananas served

    I read a recipe for baked banana ice cream on The Nourishing Gourmet (from The Ice Dream Cookbook by Rachel Albert-Matesz). It looked amazing! But first, our ice cream maker hasn’t arrived yet, and second, it’s the middle of winter here. Regardless, I obsessed about baked bananas for the entire afternoon. It started out as...

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