Dessert

Mini Baked Alaska
Dessert, Gelato

Mini Baked Alaska

If you are into easy make ahead desserts then these Mini Baked Alaska treats are for you. With simply a little bit of time invested, you will reap huge results that will have your guests thinking you slaved in the kitchen. They are somewhat of a throwback dessert and a classic […]

Mini Strawberry Grapefruit Cheesecakes
Cakes, Dessert

Mini Strawberry Grapefruit Cheesecakes

  These mini strawberry and grapefruit cheesecakes, showcases one of Quebec’s more delectable fruits. They are wonderfully sweet and pair perfectly with the juicy pink grapefruit segments. Both fruits are macerated together and then nestled atop the mini cheesecakes to provide a truly refreshing and stunning appearance. You will love […]

Affogato
Dessert, Drinks

Affogato

Affogato, in Italian literally translates to “drowned.” It is a classic Italian dessert! One where hot meets cold and creates a luscious, dreamy concoction that is just perfect for those searingly hot and sticky days, such as the ones Montreal has been experiencing this past week. The freshly brewed deep […]

Castagnole Fritte
Dessert, Doughnuts

Castagnole Fritte

These castagnole fritte are deep fried sweet pastry balls and although immensely popular during Carnival season in Italy, my mom would typically make them during the Easter holiday. They were always served piled high on a large serving platter and would disappear in no time at all. They are to Italians the equivalent […]

Pumpkin Cake Roll
Cakes, Dessert

Pumpkin Cake Roll

Dazzle family and friends this Thanksgiving weekend with a simple to make yet show stopping Pumpkin Cake Roll! It has all the wonderful aromas of Fall with fragrant spices such as ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon. A Canadian Thanksgiving meal tends to emphasize the culture of the person or family preparing […]