Orange Polenta Olive Oil Upside-Down Cake

Hello, spring, where are you? It’s April already and I’m seeing more snow on the ground now than December/January/February… I’m still wearing my winter parka because the gusting wind has kept our Canadian weather around freezing point. Winter, I love you, since I can use you as an excuse for warm, hearty comfort food. However, … More Orange Polenta Olive Oil Upside-Down Cake

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Stuffed Medjool Dates

It’s that time of year again, we are bombarded with chocolate everywhere! From social media to advertisements to shops, everywhere we look, chocolate is the main theme.  This is torture to me because I’m a chocoholic! The amount of temptation was psychologically impossible to resist, so I gave in. How can I miss out on … More Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Stuffed Medjool Dates

Alfajores de Maizena, AKA Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies, AKA The Best Cookie Ever (PLUS, homemade vegan dulce de leche)

Okay, that’s a long title. But not long enough to show my love for this small and elegant cookie. The streets of Buenos Aires were dotted with little confectionery shops, displaying mountainous desserts. Each shop was unique from another, but always with a pile of alfajores rolled in coconuts. A decadent filling of dulce de … More Alfajores de Maizena, AKA Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies, AKA The Best Cookie Ever (PLUS, homemade vegan dulce de leche)