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Cocoa Granola with Soy Flakes

There’s been a bag of soy flakes in our cupboard for a while now waiting for us to find a good use for them. The package says they can be consumed as is, but they are really pretty bland in flavor. As it happens I’ve been meaning to make granola so this seemed like a […]

Chocolate Bark with Sugar-Coated Nuts and Spices

This was our Valentine’s treat – simple yet still somehow festive. We don’t own a candy thermometer so tempering chocolate or finding the perfect caramelization point are out of bounds, making the choice of homemade candy somewhat limited around here. Luckily the simple elegance of a drop of chocolate speckled by crushed pink peppercorns is […]

Cinnamon Coffee Cake with Mocha Icing

I enjoy experimenting with different sweeteners, and lately I’ve used a lot of whole cane sugar in baking. It has the most flavor of the options I have tried so far, but I am still waiting for the perfect moment to crack open that jar of black treacle! There is a definite liquorice undertone in […]

Cocoa-Coconut Cookies with Nutmeg and Currants

I can’t believe how quickly the first half of November went this year! I caught a cough, we were both busy with work, and suddenly I noticed it wasn’t October anymore… But I also love how time decides to jump ahead sometimes, as confusing as it is – it’s a good reminder of how little […]

Apple Pocket Pies

Pocket pies are fun to make and eat, and a great way to use up a bunch of apples beyond their prime! To be honest, I’ve had my fair share of apples recently, but these pockets were quite irresistible nevertheless. The dough was lovely, and I’m already thinking about all the sweet and savory fillings […]