Severed Witches’ Finger Cookies

Ding dong, the witch is dead, The wicked witch is dead! And, we’re eating her severed fingers for dessert! This recipe is a staple in my Halloween repertoire. These cookies – adapted from this recipe – are delicious, with just the right amount of sweetness, and are a breeze to make. In fact, I made… Continue reading Severed Witches’ Finger Cookies


Monsters Are Our Friends

Hello, there! I’m determined to ensure that Baby ACD not grow up with an irrational fear of monsters she cannot see (after all, aren’t the real monsters disguised as humans?), so I buy all kinds of monster-themed paraphernalia for her – onesies, hair clips, a series of books that narrate how different monsters face their… Continue reading Monsters Are Our Friends


Non-dairy Chocolate Mousse

About a month after my little girl was born, we found out she was allergic to a certain protein in dairy. Apparently this is very common in infants and most of them outgrow it within the first six months of their lives. Since I was nursing her, I had to learn all kinds of modifications… Continue reading Non-dairy Chocolate Mousse

Cooking · Edibles

Make Your Own Ghee At Home

So…. it’s Saturday yet again and I fell off the write-regularly bandwagon last week, a week after getting on it… No matter, I’m climbing right back on! Back to the point: I have a wonderful, basic recipe for you today — the liquid gold of the culinary world, ghee! Ghee is a form of clarified… Continue reading Make Your Own Ghee At Home

Cooking · Edibles · Zoodles

Zoodles Series: Courgetti and Meatballs

Happy Saturday, folks! It’s time for yet another zoodle recipe, the last of the series for the time being. I’ve been a little irregular with my Saturday posts, but all those times I have gotten around to writing have been zoodles recipes. Even though I continue to enjoy it on a a weekly (if not… Continue reading Zoodles Series: Courgetti and Meatballs

Cooking · Edibles · Zoodles

Zoodles Series: Turkey-Zoodle Soup

Fall is my favourite time of the year; I love everything about the season — the colours, the fashion, the scents and, most of all, the food. And there’s nothing like a warm bowl of soup on cold, crisp fall day, especially when you’ve just gotten in from outdoors. Today, I decided to tweak a classic… Continue reading Zoodles Series: Turkey-Zoodle Soup

Baking · Edibles

Pizza Mummies

Happy Halloween, folks! In the spirit of Halloween, I’ll diverge from my Zoodles route and post a quick & easy last-minute snack idea for tonight. These are delicious and very quick to make, but may be way too adorable to eat! You will need: Puff pastry sheets or croissant dough — 10 (3×3 inch sheets)… Continue reading Pizza Mummies

Cooking · Edibles · Zoodles

Zoodles Series: Thai Red Curry Zoodles

I know, I know; I started the Zoodles Series, then disappeared off the blogosphere! Well, I’m back and I’ll try not to disappear again! This week, I have for you an easy Thai red curry zoodle recipe. I typically use store-bought red curry paste, but have recently decided to start making my own. I have… Continue reading Zoodles Series: Thai Red Curry Zoodles

Cooking · Edibles · Zoodles

Zoodles Series: Grilled Salmon and Rapini Zoodles

I have been trying to eat vegetarian/meatless lunches for a couple of years now, but only recently have zoodles made their way onto my plate… I know, soooo 2014! 😉 It kind of happened by accident: about three months ago, I mentioned to a friend of mine that I was going shopping for a minimalist… Continue reading Zoodles Series: Grilled Salmon and Rapini Zoodles

Baking · Edibles

Walnut & Fig Bread

Hello, folks, and a Happy Saturday to you! It’s been a while since my last baking recipe, and this one is a favourite! I love to bake (and eat) bread; kneading dough has a therapeutic effect on me, the aroma of bread baking in the oven gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling, and there are… Continue reading Walnut & Fig Bread