Apple Bake – No Sugar Added

In my no refined sugar challenge, I am missing a little bit of sweet. This is a great dish as a dessert or breakfast addition.  It is also very versatile, you can use just apples or a mix of apples and pears.  The cornstarch is used to thicken the sauce but you can skip it…

Gluten Free Bread

Quick and easy gluten free bread.

Caesar Dressing

Caesar salad is one of my favourite salads either as a side or with some chicken for a full meal. Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 tsp. anchovy paste 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup grated parmigiano cheese 1/8 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper 1 tsp. hot sauce (or to taste) Instructions…


Shortbread is a Scottish biscuit traditionally made from one part white sugar, two parts butter, and three parts flour. In this recipe I have added cornstarch for a more tender cookie but you can omit that if you prefer.

Christmas Crinkle Cookies

It’s that time of the year again! This year I decided to start with a very festive cookie. This is a quick and simple recipe but fun to make and enjoy!

French Onion Soup

Throughout history, this soup was known as soup of the poor. Onions were plentiful and stale bread was used instead of wasted. The modern version of this soup is covered in cheese which makes it a little bit more costly!


Gnocchi are thick, soft dough dumplings made from wheat flour, egg, cheese, potatoes.

Malassadas – Portuguese Doughnuts

Malassada is a Portuguese confection, made of egg-sized balls of yeast dough that are deep-fried in oil and coated with granulated sugar and cinnamon.

Creme Brûlée

This is my favourite dessert. Please do not be intimidated by the torch, it is a very simple tool to use.