roasted eggplant and tomato soup with lentils

For the last year and a half, I’ve been 100 per cent neglecting this blog. Although I thought about it constantly, my brain couldn’t handle it. My full-time job involved blogging every single day and I was absolutely spent when … Continue reading

cinnamon toast with cream cheese icing drizzle

Even people who are anti-icing seem to love a cake topper that involves cream cheese. And, as someone who’s pretty picky with icing, I would have to say I’m a devoted member of the cream cheese icing team. I used … Continue reading

my first pie (or how my 80-something neighbour made me face my fear)

There are few things that scare me in the kitchen. Even when I’ve never made something before, I’m usually game to give it a go. However, pie is one of those things that’s always been an anomaly to me. While … Continue reading

a taste of italy, the quick way

In high school, I went on a 10-day trip to Italy to learn about “ancient civilizations.” But secretly, I knew I was traveling across the Atlantic to learn about food. On my first seriously jet-lagged day exploring the Amalfi Coast … Continue reading