Montreal Part I – Salon de thé Cardinal Tea Room

Montreal is a wonderful city to wander in. Endless cafés, bakeries, shops and beautiful buildings. Last weekend, I kept my camera by my side and was snap-happy most of the time. It’s easy to get caught up in photogenic things, snap a picture and walk away. Something about this eye-catching doorway stopped me in my tracks…

Follow Your Heart

Knees aching from the hours spent on the line, I find happiness in: the perfected flip of the pan, eggs end-over-end landing softly onto a bed of themselves. Swirling the vortex of vinegar water to cradle a poached egg and then spooning a velvety drape of hollandaise over it. Strips of pablano pepper sliced into…

Halloween Cake Decorating – Severed Marzipan Fingers

This week at The Treehouse Kitchen I had the opportunity to do some spooky cake decorating. I shaped delicious marzipan into finger shapes, attached a whole almond for the fingernail and then dipped them in red food colouring for that extra ew/b00 factor! Just another day at the office..