Apple Cider Doughnut Cake

Fall is in the air and what do we want? Apple desserts! Spice cakes! Cinnamon! Nutmeg! and all of those warm cozy spices! This cake made my whole house smell of apple & cinnamon as it baked evoking happy feelings of sugar and spice and everything nice. Not too sweet, this perfect tea cake is…

Roasted Heirloom Tomato Pie

When tomatoes are in season and at their peak of deliciousness, I try to use them in as many ways as possible. My favorite are the heirloom variety, especially those larger red ones that have more flesh on the inside, meaning they have a lot less seeds and jelly than you’d find in a regular…

Peach Crostata

This lovely peach crostata is an easy-to-make rustic pie that is perfect for summer when peaches are fully in season and at the peak of deliciousness. So there’s not much dressing up to do here, nothing fancy goes into it; the peaches do all the talking. Serve it “a la mode” with a complementry ice cream flavour like vanilla, caramel, cinnamon or whatever you think would work with this pie.

Barefoot Contessa’s Coconut Cake

This is the ultimate celebration cake; decadent & buttery with a delicious cream cheese frosting. Print Recipe Barefoot Contessa’s Coconut Cake Course Dessert, Party Food Keyword Difficulty- Moderate Servings People Ingredients Ingredients: pound ¾ unsalted butter at room temperature, plus more for greasing, 3 sticksthe pans2 cups sugar5 extra-large eggs at room temperature1 teaspoons ½pure…

Giada’s Eggplant Timbale

Watch my instagram highlight for a step by step view of how I made it! @vanilla_bean_montreal Print Recipe Giada’s Eggplant Timbale A Timbale or Timballo depending where you are from, is essentially a pasta or rice pie made in a springform pan. Traditionally the exterior crust is comprised of a thin bread crust, commonly filled…