Lavender Yogurt Cake

Lavender Yogurt Cake

Lavender is blooming everywhere on my property and most of the neighbouring ones, too, and is the inspiration for this lavender yogurt cake. I love the scent of real lavender and every time I walk past one of the beautiful purple shrubs, I can’t resist pinching off a bloom and rubbing it between my fingers forRead more

Maui Banana Bread

This winter, on a Hawaiian vacation, we drove the famous Road to Hana on beautiful Maui. The precarious road is breathtaking, and not for the nervous. Twisting through lush jungle, past waterfalls and one lane bridges over soaring canyons, the road requires the driver’s complete attention, which is difficult considering the beauty of the surroundings.Read more

Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Cookies

For a lot of us, shortbread cookies are a must over the holidays. It’s amazing how the simplicity of butter, sugar, and flour can become the melt in your mouth decadence of a shortbread cookie. These Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Cookies are made with a classic brown sugar shortbread. But then, tart cranberries and the crunch of  toasted walnutsRead more

Naan – Easy Naan Recipe From Scratch

Naan is one of the reasons that I love to go out for Indian food. Indian restaurants always have amazing naan bread, usually because they make it on site, and it comes out fresh and warm. Restraint is always required to keep from filling up on that warm bubbly bread while we wait for all theRead more