Winterlude – highlights from weekend one

Jinju lantern festival As part of the Year of Korea in Canada, the Jinju Namgang Yudeung (Lantern)Festival created a garden of lanterns, a tunnel made out of more than 1,000 lanterns at Confederation Park for Winterlude. I wanted to go see the display, so my daughter and I zipped over to Confederation Park to check things […]

Your sweet spot for choosing a recipe

Some time in the last four or five years, I developed this knack for finding delicious recipes. It involves some serious Googling techniques and a keen eye for deliciousness. Check and check. I’m not swayed by retouched images, beautiful lighting or cute vintage baking props (as evidenced by my own lower quality photos). No, I see a dessert for what it […]

Get it poppin’

My daughter’s baptism was this weekend and I wanted to make some kind of dessert, but I didn’t feel like making a big ol’ cake or truthfully, having the temptation of leftovers of a big ol’ cake.  I wanted something to give to my nieces and nephew, something fun for children. Enter cake pops! I had made cake balls […]