Date Turnovers

Dates have been part of our Canadian dessert repertoire since English colonization. Dates, the original dried fruit, traveled well and added sweetness to desserts when refined white sugar was expensive and often difficult to obtain. And now, due in part to the popularity of Sticky toffee pudding and its appearance on just about every restaurant…

Women who Cook(ed) in Canada

October is Women’s History Month in Canada, and I think it’s important to recognize the meaningful contribution of women who cook and cooked in Canada. Women’s history until recently was often overlooked, ignored, or at best a foot note, but the women who cooked and wrote about it, who told their story, (which is our…