Magical Unicorn Macarons

The unicorn craze is full on. Unicorns seem to be everywhere these days – t-shirts, stuffed animals, cupcakes, cakes, pool floats, pillows and the list goes on! These legendary creatures represent magic and hope. No wonder they’re so popular. Inspired by these fantastical creatures, I tried my hand at unicorn macarons last weekend with my…


Cars Cupcakes

I recently made Cars cupcakes for my little guy for his Cars themed birthday party. He’s become obsessed with the movie and LOVES Lightening McQueen. When we’re on the road, he yells out “Lightening McQueen” whenever he sees a red car or “Cruz Ramirez” whenever he sees a yellow car. When I was a child,…



Feeling a little goofy this weekend and inspired by the new Emoji movie that was recently released, I baked these emo-carons for the kids. Using my classic vanilla macaron recipe, I used mix of Golden Yellow and Bright Yellow Wilton gels for colouring the shells and decorated the shells with edible markers. It took me…


Peppermint Macarons

I’ve been trying to perfect the macaron for about a year now. Baking macarons is akin to parenting. It can be pure joy and bliss when everything comes together but, at times, it can also feel like a hair pulling experience; leaving you wondering why you ever embarked on the journey in the first place. Fortunately,…


Mint Watermelon Feta Bites

I’m always looking for quick and simple-to-make party bites for our summer BBQs. This summer, our family has become obsessed with watermelon. Our little one, who is almost 2 years old, can, if left to his own devices, eat half a watermelon on his own! Here’s one of my favourite summer party bites that’s really simple to make….


Top Tips for Taste of Toronto 2016

  I attended the Friday evening session of the 2016 Taste of Toronto restaurant festival last night. The festival is in its 3rd year so, when compared to its well established sister events in cities such as London, it’s still in its infancy. However, with 15 restaurants and 40+ exhibitors showcasing their culinary delights, we thoroughly enjoyed the variety…

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