Author: theslottedspoons

Rustic Mushroom Soup with Thyme

Rustic Mushroom Soup with Thyme

Soup season has finally arrived and one of my favourite soups is this beautiful Rustic Mushroom and Thyme soup. If you are a mushroom lover, this soup is a must! Thyme is such an excellent herb to cook with, I definitely recommend growing it in…

Peach with Thyme and Ginger Beer Tonic

Peach with Thyme and Ginger Beer Tonic

Is it just me or does Peach Season come and go so fast? Every year I plan to do all the peach things, but here we are at the very end of the summer season with a goodbye. So let’s enjoy it with this delicious…

Nectarine Bruschetta with Brie, Lemon Thyme and Honey

Nectarine Bruschetta with Brie, Lemon Thyme and Honey

It’s Peach and always forgotten Nectarine Season! Poor Nectarine, never the star of the show…UNTIL NOW! Well, technically nectarines are a type of peach, they are just smoother, smaller and firmer. Nevertheless, they are all delicious and they make an AMAZING companion to Brie! I…

Roasted Tomato Bruschetta with Ricotta

Roasted Tomato Bruschetta with Ricotta

There are so many good things about the summer and fresh in-season tomatoes are one of them! Roasting tomatoes is a great way to bring out more flavour, making this Bruschetta even more delicious. Roasting Tomatoes vs. Using Fresh Tomatoes If you know me, you…

Iced Honey Lemon Matcha

Iced Honey Lemon Matcha

Hot summer days are calling for ice-cold Honey Lemon Matcha! I definitely love a good matcha latte, but this drink in the summer is so refreshing. The fresh squeeze of the lemon pairs so well with the taste of the matcha. Making Lemon Honey Matcha…

Simple Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Simple Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

When life gives you fresh rhubarb, well you make Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp! No time to make a pie? Then this is the dessert for you! Just looking at these photos my mouth is watering! Best eaten warm with a healthy scoop of vanilla ice cream,…

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Crumble Topping

Tell me…what’s your favourite kind of pie? If you didn’t say Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, it’s about to be! Homemade pie crust from scratch with a deliciously balanced strawberry-rhubarb filling that will leave you wanting MORE! I used fresh garden rhubarb and local strawberries, it makes…

Peachy Spring Mocktail with Thyme and Honey

Peachy Spring Mocktail with Thyme and Honey

Spring has entered the chat! The best way to celebrate it is with a Peachy Mocktail with hints of thyme and honey – I call her, Spring Equinox! There is a very special ingredient in this drink, can you guess? I’ll tell you, it’s Living…

Lemon Semolina Cake with Honey Glaze

Lemon Semolina Cake with Honey Glaze

In the last two weeks, I have made this Lemon Semolina cake three times! This cake is not fussy at all, has simple ingredients, and bakes at a reasonable time. This is a great cake to bake on a weekend morning! This cake is dense…

Stuffed Dates with Tahini and Walnut

Stuffed Dates with Tahini and Walnut

Oh did I mention Orange Blossom Water?! Yes, these dates are soaked in orange blossom water and stuffed with walnuts and tahini then dipped in chocolate! We can’t forget the best part – that sprinkle of flaked Sea Salt! There are stuffed dates all around…