Archive of posts from March 2015



    This is the second cookie I made from Bouchon Bakery this week. It’s a version of a classic cream-filled chocolate cookie, the initials standing for Thomas Keller Oreos.

    Better Nutters


    These peanut-butter filled oatmeal sandwich cookies looked simple, but this weekend project ended up being spread over three days.

    Candied Orange Oat-Scones


    Looking for an oatmeal porridge recipe, a search for oatmeal candied orange led me instead to these scones. These took less than an hour from start to finish, and was an easy breakfast treat for a Sunday morning.

    Blueberry Muffins (Bouchon)


    I’m about halfway through all the muffin recipes in Bouchon Bakery, and finally got around to making one of my favourite varieties, blueberry.

    Grilled Banana Bread with Tahini and Honeycomb


    My brother-in-law, who is staying with us for a while, really, really wanted banana bread. I happened to be cooking out of one of Ottolenghi’s savory cookbooks, when I saw this recipe in the last chapter.

    Buttermilk Waffles


    If you’re looking for a recipe that makes Belgian waffles (the kind you top with fruit and cream), I found one. Not only did these turn out soft and light, they’re made with half whole wheat flour, so you can pretend that you’re having a healthy, whole-grain breakfast.