One great thing about living in a retirement / tourist town (even though I am neither) is that you never know when a cute little summertime venue will pop up and add something special to a town that sometimes feels sleepy. This was certainly the case for the Ooolala Creperie […]
We were looking for a delicious coffee and breakfast restaurant in downtown Vancouver, when our dear tour guide and also my best friend marched us across the city to Nelson the Seagull for the most delicious cappuccinos accompanied by poached eggs served on fresh baked sour dough. Already full from […]
Apple Pie Filling: This recipe will make enough filling to fill one deep 9 inch pie or 12 tarts. You will also need to make Grandmother’s pie crust which is found here.
This is one of the cakes that our Grandmother made often for Sunday dinners. It is easy to make, light, moist and smells absolutely divine. It uses basic ingredients that are found in most pantries if you bake on a regular basis. You can serve it with frosting, fruit, ice […]
It was not until travelling to Brazil and spending time on the long, lush beaches that we learned about cheese on a stick or Queijo coalho. The brand of cheese to look out for is called Halloumi cheese. This is no ordinary cheese on a stick. It is a special […]
Homemade pierogies are a dish made with love and who does it better than Grandmother herself. Coming from a Ukrainian background, means this was a food basic and the teaching of the process has continued from generation to generation. The recipe we share here is the way we do it in our […]
The winding East side road of the South Okanagan Valley is a treat each time I drive it, and I have lived her for 33 years! On a Sunday afternoon drive out to visit Grandma and Grandpa, we like to stop at local farmers to pick up fresh produce. Check […]