{Recipe: Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Maldon Salt}

As the weather warms up, I find myself craving the flavours of summer. I am loving the seasonal POG (passion fruit, orange and guava) sorbet at Village Ice Cream. You also can’t go wrong with their killer ice cream sandwiches which they stock in their take out freezer. Creamy vanilla bean for the boy and … Continue reading

{Recipe: Double Dark Chocolate Aztec Cookies and a Giveaway!}

Hello local readers, I have a giveaway for you guys! On SEPT 19-22, the Calgary Home + Design Show will be taking over the BMO Centre with over 350 exhibitors showcasing all things home design, entertainment and home improvement. There will be big names like Jonathan & Drew Scott, hosts of W Network’s Property Brothers, Jillian Harris & Todd Talbot, … Continue reading

{Carnival Eats, Mango Avocado Dill Salsa, Dark Chocolate Macadamia Cranberry Cookies and a Stampede Detox in the Mountains}

The smell of mini donuts, the wailing sound of the siren from the midway and the bounty of cowboy hats in the city can only mean one thing..the annual Calgary Stampede is upon us once again. This year being particularly special because it’s the centennial of this famed 10 day event. On Friday after work, me … Continue reading

{Currently snacking on: Zuni Cafe’s Cornmeal Almond Anise Biscotti}

Ever since I tried a wedge of the semolina pistachio biscotti at Borgo Trattoria a few weeks ago, I’ve been dreaming of recreating my own batch of droolworthy cookies. I came upon a recipe from the Zuni Cafe (where I was lucky enough to visit on our trip to San Fran last October – man, … Continue reading

{Weekend Recap & Recipes: Spicy Bacon Rosemary Caramel Corn & Gingerbread Cookies with Lemon Curd Buttercream}

6 things from this past weekend: 1/ Morning view from my new abode 2/ Front cover of the Valentine’s card from the boy (that sits on my night table) 3/ Indulging in some red vino at Meet (the lounge side of the popular vegetarian restaurant, The Coup) on date night 4/ Browsing antique shops on Saturday … Continue reading