Desserts

Whether you crave sweet, savory, decadent or healthy, read on for some great dessert recipes to satisfy your taste buds.

Planting New Roots: The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie

Planting New Roots: The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie

I recently took a deep dive into my heart. I changed my career. I left my friends and my home and moved across the Atlantic. I arrived into my new country with a suitcase in one hand, my daughter’s hand in the other and my heart…

The Magic of the Chocolate Chip Cookie

The Magic of the Chocolate Chip Cookie

The chocolate chip cookie has always held great meaning for me from my first bite. It was the first time that I had travelled to the United States. A little girl was eating one in the playground and shared a piece with me. This act…

The Baker, the Neighbour, the Taxi Driver and a Chocolate Mousse Recipe

The Baker, the Neighbour, the Taxi Driver and a Chocolate Mousse Recipe

I returned home from a workshop feeling completely exhausted and absolutely famished. As I searched for my keys, my mind was in the kitchen thinking about what I could make for dinner. Some garlic lemon salmon with asparagus? Or perhaps some asparagus soup? As my…

Rice Caramel Cakes

Rice Caramel Cakes

My daughter had seen someone eating rice crispies  in a movie and asked if we could make some. While I didn’t have either Rice crispy cereal or marshmallows in the house, we  found some puffed rice and experimented a bit. . The end result is…

My Novel: Chapter 1 Part 3 and Raw Coconut Macaroons

My Novel: Chapter 1 Part 3 and Raw Coconut Macaroons

The following morning, I woke up another dream about Carl and woke up smiling. I grabbed my computer and went onto Facebook. There were only two Carl Shar’s and while none of the photos initially looked anything like the 6 year old Carl I knew…one…

My Novel. Chapter 1. Part 2 and Chocolate Almond Torte

My Novel. Chapter 1. Part 2 and Chocolate Almond Torte

Carl was my first love, as my parents like to say it. We met when we were four years-old where we attended a catholic pre-school.  Carl and I found each other from day one and never let each go, until I was forced to. We…