Valentines

Valentines

We Love Baking Our Valentine’s

The factory of school Valentine’s is in full swing. In anticipation of tomorrow’s holiday, Scarlett is working away on the crafts she needs to bring to school. As a family,

Chocolate

Pumpkin Skillet Brownies

I haven’t tried to create a brownie recipe since I made the one for our book How to Feed a Family. The recipe–using zucchini and yogurt–was a big win with

Chocolate

Lisa’s Letters Home: Chocolate Marshmallow Mousse

Someone must have finally remembered to pay our summer bill because it’s hot! And I don’t mean 16C and everyone gets overexcited and digs out their flipflops hot, I mean

By Season

Lisa’s Letters Home: Chocolate Pavlova with Balsamic Strawberries

When I first moved to England in 2000, I used to spend a lot of time watching the food channel (Carlton back then, I think.) I didn’t really get out

Chocolate

Lisa’s Letters Home: Chocolate Pots with a Side of Siena

It’s always a bit tricky when we have people over for supper. We don’t want to inflict our dietary choices on unsuspecting friends (“Here, I made you a crustless cheesecake

Winter

Chocolate Coconut Bread Pudding

Yup, we gone and did it. We started talking about Valentine’s Day well in advance of the holiday. We are officially hyping. Now, I’m not really a Valentine’s Day girl.

Snacks & Desserts

Chef Amanda Makes Crepes

For Thanksgiving at my parents this year I made a traditional Beef Wellington. You may not realize that in a traditional Beef Wellington the tenderloin is wrapped in crepes before

By Occasion

Lisa’s Letters Home: A Tale of Two Candies

I asked a few teacher friends of mine whether or not they enjoyed receiving homemade presents from their students at Christmas or store bought. All agreed that homemade (and the

By Meal Type

Flourless Brownies with Berries

There’s so much to talk about with this post I don’t even know where to start. First, it’s Valentine’s Day so happy love day.  As I mentioned in our newsletter