Bittersweet Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake

My family celebrated my father’s milestone birthday recently. For the special occasion, I baked him a chocolate cheesecake, his standard birthday choice. I wanted to use the recipe my mother relied on for years. For some reason I was under the assumption that the recipe in question was from the Baker’s box of bittersweet chocolate….

Nutella Cheesecake

Back in September 2010 I moved to England with a work visa. I lived in the Georgian city of Bath in Somerset with a friend from culinary school. She arrived there a couple of months ahead of me and found us a place with a great kitchen, I really lucked out (our lease was only…

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

My parents have been together for 35 years and for almost as many years my mother has baked a bittersweet chocolate cheesecake for my father’s birthday. Sliver by sliver I grew fond of cheesecake, though it took me a while before I ordered my first slice at a restaurant. My acquired taste for chocolate cheesecake…

Eggnog Cheesecake

Over the winter break I left Montreal for a few days spent with family at our cabin overlooking a frozen lake in Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré. I traded in city life for the mountains just in time, avoiding the massive snowfall that momentarily paralysed Montreal. I arrived in the Laurentians bearing edible gifts. Among them were these mini…