Just Desserts (with apologies to Elizabeth Barrett Browning) How do I love thee? Let me count the ways Caramelized sugar tops Of luscious crème brulées How do I love thee? Innumerable ways Hint of promised summer In citrus French sorbets How do I love thee? Incontrovertible ways Tartness of a lemon curd Lingering for days... Continue Reading →
(photo is an iphoto shot of the picture in the book; original photo by Scott Munn) One of the questions I've been asked a lot about Hfx Tastes is what my favourite recipe is. Having kitchen tested each of them at home, some of them many times over, they're all special. Some I prefer the... Continue Reading →
It's the last day of National Poetry Writing Month--30 poems, 30 days. And what better way to wrap up a month's worth of blogging about food than with a dessert ditty? Without further ado, I present to you, Dessert: Treat. Sweet.
Fresh local strawberries + cracked black pepper + chocolate balsamic vinegar = amazingly easy, incredibly elegant dessert.
(with apologies to Beyonce) All the on-a-date-afraid-to-eat-dessert Single Ladies Now put your hands up In the dinner club, you just ate sup You're wanting to get desserted you decide you wanna dip but now you're gonna skip Cuz your date might think you're gettin' chubby You're into him and he into you so dont pay... Continue Reading →