Breaking into Summer

I am thrilled that the weather has at last decided to warm up after what seemed like 7 months of winter up here in the north! I was finally able to do summery things on the weekend and it was so wonderful to do so after being cooped up indoors for so long. Friday night…

“Gorgeously Delicious”

I was eating a piece of milk chocolate just now and I thought to myself, This is gorgeous. Oops, I mean delicious. No wait… it’s gorgeously delicious! If anything, milk chocolate definitely fits that description. I am amused that “gorgeous” came to mind first. I really enjoy unusual and unexpected pairing of words. What is something…

‘Tis the Season for Cookies and Art!

Today is the last day of school and the tradition around here is to hold a winter formal for all junior and senior high students the entire day. Both teachers and students arrived all dressed up (which is a brave thing to do in -30 °C). We began the day with Christmas mass at the church…

Chocolate Raspberry Pavlova

As it has become our summer hobby, my friend and I dove back into the kitchen recently for another day of baking. We decided to make a Chocolate Raspberry Pavlova and tested out the recipe from Nigella.com. Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert and is very popular in Australia and in New Zealand! It is also very…

White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

I hope you had an excellent Christmas! If you’re anything like me and my family, you probably love indulging in delicious foods during the holidays! And what better way to indulge yourself than with white chocolate raspberry mini cheesecakes? My friend and I had baked these cheesecakes a while ago and it turned out quite…