TGI Pie Day!

TGI Pie Day! And what better way to celebrate than with a slice of Seattle's iconic Dahlia Bakery Triple Coconut Cream Pie?

Blueberry Pie with Coconut Crust

Nothing's more American than apple pie… ...at least that's what they (and my husband) say. In fact, the first recorded recipe for apple pie was written way back in 1381 back home in England - sorry husband, you are WRONG and I am oh so right (for once)! To me there is nothing more American than Blueberry Pie. I … Continue reading Blueberry Pie with Coconut Crust

Best Thanksgiving Recipes Ever!

Thanksgiving is an opportune holiday for us foodies, but it can equally become a day filled with stressful marathon cooking sessions and fears of satisfying the expectations of your dinner guests. So let me be your holiday heroine with my guide to the Best Thanksgiving Recipes Ever - these recipes not only taste great, but are also so easy to make that even … Continue reading Best Thanksgiving Recipes Ever!

Dahlia Bakery Triple Coconut Cream Pie

Tom Douglas... ...if you live outside of Seattle then I may forgive you for not knowing his name, but owning eighteen of the hottest eateries in the city (as well as the Hot Stove Society cooking school) he is the man when it comes to serving seriously good food in Seattle. In fact, he is Sweetness in Seattle itself - I wish I … Continue reading Dahlia Bakery Triple Coconut Cream Pie

Sydney, Australia

Today's post features my fave eating spots in Sydney, Australia. Sydney is a truly awesome city - the sights, the food, the beaches - what's not to like?!!! I was also blessed to spend my time there with the best tour guides (and most amazing family) ever - sending big hugs to the Vida/Green family!!! … Continue reading Sydney, Australia

Boxing Day Pasties

So my guess is that you're still feeling full from over-indulgent Christmas dining and the head is just a touch foggy from the Christmas spirit?! No doubt, you're also fed up to the back teeth of being in the kitchen, but know you have to do something to get rid of the barrowful of turkey, and other festive leftovers, that are taking over the … Continue reading Boxing Day Pasties

Thanksgiving Countdown: Pumpkin Pie

It's just 5 days until Thanksgiving and I cannot wait! We will be celebrating with a big family dinner at mom's, with each of us bringing our allocated dish. There will be roast turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, carrots and green beans and then there's the Thanksgiving dessert. But while dessert is the dish that me and my sweet tooth … Continue reading Thanksgiving Countdown: Pumpkin Pie