Spiced Pear Sparkler

Spiced Pear Sparkler

Who doesn’t love a glass of bubbly? This festive cocktail has the rich, fruity flavours of pear and cinnamon, perfect for the holiday season and ringing in the New Year. The Pear Simple mixes up quickly and is delicious with sparkling water, drizzled in a cup of...
Cranberry Oat Bars

Cranberry Oat Bars

Cranberries and Christmas are practically synonymous. These buttery, crunchy, nutty bars showcase the tart flavour of fresh (or frozen) cranberries. They freeze beautifully, too. Hands up if you’re too impatient to wait for them to defrost. Yup –...
Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

As a child, when offered the choice between a chocolate and a vanilla cupcake, I’d always go for chocolate. I thought this was pretty much universal among children, but much to my surprise, several of my granddaughters prefer vanilla. In fact, they’re...
Classic Carrot Cake

Classic Carrot Cake

This version of Classic Carrot Cake is moist and perfectly spiced. Its light texture and fine crumb come from preparing the carrots in a food processor rather than grating them, as recommended by (sadly no more…) Fine Cooking magazine. Here, it’s all...