Sweet Shortcrust

Sweet Shortcrust

Sweet Shortcrust is kind of a cross between shortbread and unsweetened pastry. The addition of sugar renders the crust perfect for less-sweet fillings, such as curds and pastry creams.  Print clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder...
Cherry Filled Baked Doughnuts

Cherry Filled Baked Doughnuts

Dunkin’ Donuts and Krispy Kreme are the places to go for doughnuts in the USA. In Canada, it’s Tim Horton’s  (or Timmies, as it’s better known) all the way. Back in the day, each Timmies’ location baked its own doughnuts, tailoring...
Magnificent Magnolias

Magnificent Magnolias

I adore the flowering trees of April and May, but I’ve always clucked disapprovingly at the incredible mess left behind by the all-too-short-blooming magnolia flower. The pleasure-to-aggravation ratio seems way off. BUT – let’s not look a gift-flower in...