Posts From Laura

Spring

Minty Pea Pesto Pasta

I wish I had an amazing story to tell you today but I don’t. I live in Toronto, Canada and we’re in our third wave of the pandemic and our

Dinner

Fried Fish Tacos with Avocado Tartar Sauce

I’m ashamed to say, we don’t eat enough fresh fish in our home. So a few months ago I decided to change that unfortunate reality. I headed to our local

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Lemon Ricotta Pasta with Zucchini

Well, it happened. Toronto is in its third lockdown, emergency brake, stay at home order, whatever. I don’t complain about these things though because I’m one of the lucky ones.

Spring

Whole Roast Carrots with Cardamom Glaze

This post was originally published on April 2, 2020: I’ve been trying to imagine our Easter holiday this year. After returning from the States, I’ve been on quarantine so we’ve

Snacks & Desserts

Lemon Biscuit Cake with Mascarpone Cream Frosting and Blueberries

When the pandemic began, I made biscuits and banana bread. I never got onto the sourdough bandwagon. Now, a year later, I’m still making biscuits. Although over the course of

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Chocolate, Pretzel and Peanut Microwave Cookie

We used to have a bakery here in Toronto called Sweet Flour. It’s specialty was to make single serve cookies. It was one of our favroite spots to visit when

Pasta

Sausage and Peppers Sheet Pan Gnocchi

A lot of the Italian recipes I share in this space are either family dishes or inspired by family favourites. Growing up in an Italian household, sausage and peppers sandwiches

Dinner

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

I miss eating in restaurants. It’s not even the food I’m missing. It’s the experience. I’ve been supporting local restaurants all throughout the pandemic, so I’ve been spoiled with my

Snacks & Desserts

We Love Baking Our Valentine’s

In anticipation of tomorrow’s holiday, Scarlett is working away on crafts and baking. As a family, we’re also talking about what we can make each other. We love homemade gifts,

Snacks & Desserts

Peanut Butter Dream Bars

These bars are really a summer treat for our family. Our summer cottage is not winterized and, therefore, it is a place we can only visit from May through October.