Candied Oranges

Roopa We talked specifically about oranges, but this applies for any other fruit as well. DIRECTIONS Cut the peel into nice quarters Blanch the orange peels by submerging them in boiling water for 20 – 30 seconds. This cleans the skin, and also opens the cells so they can absorb sugar Put the peels into … More Candied Oranges

Mango Sticky Rice

Roopa I’m finally making things again! I have been on the road for the last two months (Toronto –> NYC –> Calgary –> Edmonton –> Winnipeg –> Italy –> France –> Germany –> Thailand) and have been doing more eating than baking. In Thailand, I was able to take a cooking class in between all … More Mango Sticky Rice

Hot Chocolate & Marshmallow Project Part II

Alana Oh marshmallows, where to begin? I have been avoiding writing this post since I began my marshmallow ordeal. The idea behind my hot chocolate & marshmallow project was to give away jars of homemade hot chocolate mix with an accompanying bag of marshmallows as Christmas gifts. The hot chocolate half of this project worked … More Hot Chocolate & Marshmallow Project Part II

Lemon Curd Pavlova

Roopa Last week I made these red velvet cupcakes for a coworker’s birthday. I made a big sign and put the cupcakes out…and then found out it was actually my CEO’s birthday. Oops. I tried to amend the sign for inclusion purposes, but he was very clearly an afterthought. After nicely calling me out at our … More Lemon Curd Pavlova