My apologies for the complete lack of cooking and baking posts these past few weeks. I spent a good chunk of the new year with a cast on my arm (yaaaay), moved to Toronto, and have been training for a race. Needless to say, baking has not been at the top of my ‘to-do’ items.
Now that I am settled and completly healed I am going to try and post more often on cooking/baking, especially healthy and low fat recipes!
I recently discovered the most amazing Oreos! I had some of these in Ottawa and now back in Toronto I cannot find them anywhere. They are a twist on the classic chocolate Oreo. These ones taste just like birthday cake. They’re delicious! Find them. Eat them. Love them.
If I ever find them again I want to experiement and use them in some recipes. I know some bakers who have put an Oreo in the bottom of a cupcake.
Hopefully I track them down and get the chance to experiment!
After a few too many days of holiday food I decided to make a Thai coconut soup to wake up my taste buds! This recipe came from Jamie Oliver and it is delicious. It’s called Party Squash Soup and you can find the recipe here.
A couple of the ingredients are harder to find (lime leaves, lemongrass), but are definitely worth it to complete this dish and get the right flavor.
What a week! If you’re like me you’re probably still recovering from late night election watching.
As the dust settles after the election, I find myself inspired by all things American and found this cute book of all American recipes. I don’t own this book, but it looks like fun (and full of great recipes too).
Find it on Amazon. Try it and let me know what you think!
Happy post-election day to all our American readers, and happy reading!
When I was in high school something magical happened: our cable provider added the Food Network to our services. Since then I’ve been hooked on cooking and baking shows and can’t seem to stop. In my early Food Network endeavours, I was introduced to the one and only Naked Chef, aka Jamie Oliver. I don’t know if it’s his British charm or his good food but I just can’t seem to get enough of him. Most recently his food adventures took him around his home country in his series Jamie’s Great Britain.
Along with the show Oliver has also released a book with the recipes featured in the television series. I may be a vegetarian but even I can appreciate the variety of meaty recipes in this book. It’s always a delight to watch Jamie Oliver on TV and his books are just as fantastic. He puts a lot of love in his work and it shows. That’s why Jamie’s Great Britain is on my wish list this year!