Candied Ginger

After brunch at Griffintown Café with a friend, complete with a cider mimosa, I changed back into my pajamas. Completely unashamed and fully embracing lazy Sundays. I’m comfortably nestled at my desk, editing ginger photos while listening to Spice Girls and the Moulin Rouge soundtrack (one of those days haha), secretly glad tonight’s plans fell…

Honeycomb

Here in Montreal, we are spoiled with an enviable food scene. When my foodie friend Natasha and I get together, we catch up while sharing a meal and cocktails at some of the buzzed-about restaurants in the city. We recently spent the evening at Tuck Shop, in the St-Henri neighbourhood. I loved the atmosphere at…

Sesame Snaps

Just as Montreal was hit with a week-long heat wave, the air conditioner gave out and there wouldn’t be sign of a repairman for another five days. To my family’s dismay, I refused to let this inconvenience keep me from my kitchen. A compromise was reached and I agreed not to turn on the oven….

Red Wine Chocolate Truffles

Do you have a baking soundtrack? Lately mine’s been Lianne La Havas‘s cd “Is Your Love Big Enough?” From cheeky to soulful, this girl’s got me hooked. The 23 year old Brit is coming to Montreal in the spring, but unfortunately I’ll be out of the country so I’ll miss her concert. Hopefully I’ll get…

Marshmallows

Labour day weekend has come and gone and now it’s time to clear my desk in preparation for my second year at university. After going through the list of required reading for my English Lit classes this semester, it seems I’ll be spending many a Sunday afternoon surrounded by piles of novels. A crisp, refreshing…