3 1/3 cup all-purpose flour2 Tbsp. cocoa powder1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp. salt1 Tbsp. white sugar1/2 cup dark chocolate chips1 1/2 to 2 cups buttermilk1 large egg, whisked Preheat oven to 425°F. Dust a baking sheet with flour. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, salt, soda powder and cocoa powder. Add in the … Continue reading Chocolate Soda Bread
2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup buttermilk Preheat the oven to 425F.In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking soda and salt.Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture, add the buttermilk and mix until a sticky dough forms.Lightly flour a work surface and tip the dough onto it. Gently … Continue reading Irish Soda Bread
Last week I was reminded that it was five years ago that Jude and I packed up everything we owned into eight suitcases and moved to Vancouver. We had just got married 14 days before and we were getting ready for the Seattle edition of our wedding in a few weeks. I knew being with … Continue reading Team Nomad – The Beginning
1 lb ground pork1 leek, white part only, finely diced and sautéed (slice extra leek for garnish)1 Tbsp sesame oil1 Tbsp vegetable oil1 Tbsp finely grated peeled ginger1 tsp rice wine vinegar1 tsp kosher salt¼ tsp ground white pepper (optional)1 large egg, crack in bowl and whisk together48 wonton wrappersLarge pan with lidWater (for steaming)1 … Continue reading Pork & Leek Wontons
2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup buttermilk2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded (shred a little extra cheese for the top) Preheat the oven to 425F.In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in shredded cheese so it is coated with the flour mixture.Make a well in the centre … Continue reading Cheesy Soda Bread
170g (1/2 cup) light corn syrup58g (1/4 cup) salted butter, room temperature375g (3 cups) icing sugar1 teaspoon vanillayellow food colouring1 (12 oz) bag dark chocolate chips In a mixer with the paddle attachment, cream together the corn syrup, butter and vanilla.Sift in the icing sugar and beat until smooth. The mixture will look very dry … Continue reading Home-made Cadbury Creme Eggs
I know it can be hard getting into the spirit when we're all so busy with work, parties and shopping but here are 6 tips to get yourself into a childish level of holiday spirit. With most of these you should giggle at how ridiculous you are! 1. Put an Xmas movie on while you’re … Continue reading Tips for getting into the Holiday Spirit!
1/2 lb. Butter 2 cups Sugar 2 large eggs, beaten 2 cups chopped dates 2 cups chopped walnuts 2 tsp. vanilla 4 cups rice krispies Powdered (Icing) sugar (set aside). Use large pot, melt butter and add everything (except Rice Krispies). Bring to a boil, stirring constantly for 5 minutes. when cool to touch … Continue reading Crispy Date Balls – Youssef