Cinnamon & Sugar Scones

By Friday, April 18, 2014

It's Good Friday, and the perfect time to stay home and do some baking for Easter morning. I hope you are spending the holiday weekend surrounded by loved ones! Perhaps it’s my British heritage that makes me so unbelievably obsessed with scones… I remember my first job at the Rose & Kettle Tearoom and I had to make ...

Shrimp, Mango, Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Curry

By Friday, March 21, 2014

Ol’ faithful. I think Nigella Lawson is a huge reason why I fell in love with cooking in the first place. Yeah, I had my days at the Rose & Kettle Tearoom, but after school in second year university, I would always watch Nigella Express (her TV show). Like most people, I was totally seduced by ...

Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Buns

By Friday, August 2, 2013

Cinnamon buns.... my weakness. They have a special place in my heart. We always have them - homemade - on Christmas Day. It's a family tradition (in addition to grapefruit for breakfast). I also used to devour at least one per day when I worked at the Rose & Kettle Tearoom when I was 14 and ...

Strawberry Shortcake

By Tuesday, October 2, 2012

At the Rose & Kettle Tearoom, I made scones at least twice a week. They were the best - the kind you could eat without any butter or jam. I ate way too many of those things while I worked there! Unfortunately I never wrote down the recipe for those scones. I had made them so ...