Pumpkin Recipe Roundup!

My LOVE of all things pumpkin is well documented. I know I am not alone. I just read a blog post titled 20 Signs Your Pumpkin Addiction is Out of Control!  It actually makes me look tame!  In fact, while I have posted pumpkin recipes on here before, this is the first time I have ever put all ten of my fav pumpkin recipes together on one post. My little Halloween treat for you!  I don’t need to say much else, because, well, I just want to gaze at the photos and drool!  And I hope your taste buds get tantalized too! Continue reading

Recipe: Courgette Cakes

One of the best things about teaching cookery classes is seeing the students delighted with themselves when they have recreated a dish I have demoed.  Especially one that is a bit different than the norm.  Such is the case with these savory Courgette Cakes.  Or as my American friends might call them, Zucchini Fritters.  In essence they are a pancake.  However, not your typical Sunday brunch pancake which is a butter and syrup laden affair.  Continue reading

Woman Crush Wednesday Recap #7

As I won’t be doing a Woman Crush Wednesday episode this week, I thought it would be a good time to do a recap.  There have been eleven WCW honorees since the last recap.  That makes a total of 55 fabulous weeks of the lady chefs getting some love and taking center stage on the blog.  I also re-create one of their recipes live on my Snapchat channel (username: blissbakery).  While those of you who watch will be spared the bad singing and dancing  (my doggie Stella is delighted about that) you might want to have a look at what other culinary creations have been happening thanks to some of my fav female foodies here, here, here, here, and hereContinue reading

Recipe: Soup Scentral

While today is indeed Tuesday, January 3rd, in many ways it is the official beginning of 2017. Most people are back to work, back to school and have their New Year’s Resolutions in full speed mode.

One of the biggest New Year’s resolutions has to do with food.  Let’s face it, the holidays are all full of temptations and indulgence is standard operating procedure.  But what if there are those of us that don’t want to go on a diet?  As I have said before, I for one try to avoid things with the word DIE in it. So instead of DIET I like to LIVE it!  Continue reading