Archive of posts from October 2023

    Spiced Applesauce Cake


    Dr. S makes a wonderful pink-hued applesauce after our annual apple picking trip. The last jar in the fridge was just enough to make this snacking cake.

    Heart of Wheat Bread


    Sometimes I think about why I make bread, when I live in a big city with many good bakeries. My bread isn’t better than what I can buy, and it certainly takes more effort. I don’t find it relaxing to knead (and I use a machine to do that anyway). Hmm.

    Gâteau Invisible (Invisible Apple Cake)


    We have a very active parent community at our kids’ school. At a recent party for the adults, I wanted to make something that would be easy to eat (without utensils), used the remaining apples we had from apple picking, and also be something not too pedestrian. This “invisible...

    Almond Tofu With Poached Apricots & Black Sesame


    Ever since I was part of an online cooking session that my workplace ran last year, I’ve been a big fan of Lucas Sin. He hosted a cook-along and we made mapo tofu. So I was really excited to find an original dessert recipe of his, and wanted it to be the closer for our Mid-Aut...