Category Archives: Pies and Tarts

When you’ve got a ravishing array of juicy apricots ripening in the sun.. surely a freshly made glistening batch of Apricot Jam is in order? There is something so convivial about sparkling jam jars! And when you’ve got a morning’s worth of Peach Bottoms reposing in the rain.. surely a lovely Plumpish Peach Pie is in order? ♥ I’m […]

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I’m back from a brief escape to Vernon in the Okanagan Valley, where I had the loveliest time to write and reflect. ♥ I enjoyed a sunny lunch with my parents and my brother Richard, who is visiting us from his home in Hong Kong. ♥ Thankfully, I was also able to practice my Alvin the Chipmunk […]

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Sometimes you crave a little something sweet.. { made with ingredients you have on hand } but you don’t want the whole pie. { Perhaps you do, but tch tch you still have fitness goals } Perhaps I could entice you with these Waffle Hand Pies? { Would you like Apple Pie or Rhubarb Strawberry? } […]

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I’ve decided my favourite flower { today } is the peony… their palest tint of blush pink and muted white is so delicate. It’s also their sweet, fluted ruffles.. and clusters of buttery petals that draw you in. Their scent is indescribable.. of all the flowers in my garden, these peppery lovelies smell of spring and the earth in […]

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I thought I’d a share a round-up of my favourite recipes for Valentine’s Day. { I know.. it’s early, but if this next week promises to be even as close to crazy as the next one.. } ♥ Let’s start a bit healthy, shall we with these Healthy Hunny Smackerals { wow, my photography skills […]

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