Steamed Harvest Bread

Steamed Harvest Bread

Long before closed ovens took their place in the average home, people used to cook on cast iron stove tops and over open fires (picture bubbling caldrons). Breads and puddings were steamed in pans of hot water rather than baked. This highly forgiving method is still...
Pumpkin Soup with Rosemary and Walnuts

Pumpkin Soup with Rosemary and Walnuts

This seasonal soup has a silky texture and a mild pumpkin flavour, enhanced with a touch of rosemary. Perfect for a soup-and-sandwich or soup-and-salad lunch, it’s also a wonderful starter. You can use canned pumpkin purée in a pinch rather than making your own....
Pumpkin Roll

Pumpkin Roll

Tins of puréed pumpkin are a staple in our house, right up there with San Marzano Italian tomatoes. But in the fall, when pie pumpkins appear in the grocery stores and on the farm stands, I’m eager to bake a few for Pumpkin Ravioli, Pumpkin Tagine or Cavatappi...