Author: theslottedspoons

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…

Quick and Easy Pickled Onions

Quick and Easy Pickled Onions

Pickled Onions are hands down one of the best spring/summer condiments to have on hand. You can put them on sandwiches, tacos, or chop them in salads! I make a couple of jars at the start of spring so I have plenty on hand for…

Simple Homemade Flatbread

Simple Homemade Flatbread

Tell me, who doesn’t LOVE fresh bread?! What a dream it would be to wake up in the morning to the smell of freshly made bread! That’s just goals! Our busy lives can prevent the dream, but we all can still slow down for a…

Mushroom Soup with Thyme

Mushroom Soup with Thyme

Spring is near and I wanted to make a soup that reminded me of spring and being in the garden. If you didn’t know, gardening is one of my favourite things to do. Growing your own food is such a full-filling activity. Unfortunately, I don’t…