Tag: Apples

Fall Salads, Winter Salads

Ottolenghi’s Sort-of-Waldorf

Another winner from from Yotam Ottolenghi! This recipe is from his cookbook “Plenty More”…I’m a huge fan of his stuff! My husband and I even paid a visit to his shop in Nottinghill the last time we were in London! It’s a deli that has the most amazing looking things available and so beautifully presented! […]

Baking and Sweet Endings, Fall Harvest

Scandinavian Apple Cake

Check out this new recipe!  Deliciously comforting apple cake…great with coffee or tea and also as a dessert with, perhaps a dollop of ice cream or whipped cream!  Or if you are really wanting to live dangerously…for breakfast!  For the recipe click the “Recipes” tab at the top of the page.  And as they say […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Apple Nut Muffins

Come the fall this is a “must” in my muffin repertoire! It was such a popular muffin at the many coffee-breakfasts I catered in the olden days! If you have apple butter on hand it would be a very nice spread on a muffin. Makes 10-12 Medium Size Muffins Preheat the oven to 375 F. […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

“Not a Christmas Cake”

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Sometimes you just don’t have the time or feel like making a traditional Christmas cake and although they are a wonderful addition to Christmas, sometimes you want something different, which is what this cake filled with lots of fall fruit, is all about…it’s perfect with […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Apple And Grape Quick Bread

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Oh it’s definitely fall…grape harvest, apple harvest…baking, baking, baking! We have lift off! Quick breads are such a good thing for breakfast, afternoon tea or dessert. Recipe inspired by The Magnolia Bakery Cookbook. I think I might just add 1/8 tsp. of cardamom the next […]

Fall Salads

Mixed Salad With Apple, Nuts And Grapes

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Inspired by Tessa Kiros “Twelve” cookbook, this excellent salad is easy to make and can be changed up to other nuts & cheeses, perhaps hazelnuts & pecorino Toscano or Gorgonzola dolce. Right now is apple season, local grape season and local nuts are available so […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Applesauce Bars

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. These cake like bars come together in a very short time and are very tasty. The addition of wholewheat flour adds a little nuttiness. I have provided two options for icing the bars and if you just aren’t up for either, then a dusting of […]

Fall Mains, Winter Mains

Chicken Braised In Apple Cider

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. There is just something about apple cider (the hard stuff), in a sauce, then you have new crop apples add some great bacon and voila, a great combination! You might like to serve the braise with Colcannon** or mashed potatoes, or maybe even dumplings. The […]

Fall Harvest

Autumn Menus

I know that this weekend is Canadian Thanksgiving and we are all geared up for our Thanksgiving dinner event whether it be a beautifully browned roasted turkey or in our case a loin of pork with gingersnap sauce ( the recipe to be posted next week).  My mom made the best pumpkin pie, if you […]