Recipes

Recipe: Baklava

Recipe: Baklava

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound finely chopped, mixed nuts (walnuts, pistachios, almonds*)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 package phyllo dough
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

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Recipe: Saskatchewan Butter Tarts

I’ll bet that you can’t eat just one. It’s simply not possible!

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Simple Samosas

Simple Samosas

Making samosas with phyllo dough may be a clash of two cultures, but I never worry about that. Phyllo makes making them so simple you are willing to make them for dinner or lunch at any time. Serve these with a light cucumber raita as a dipping sauce and you’re all set.

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Recipe: Spiced Up Shortbread

Recipe: Spiced Up Shortbread

Shortbread is my favourite cookie. Citrus-scented, chocolate-dipped or plain, I love every rendition I’ve ever had. These are slightly spiced up with cinnamon, but perfect to decorate with sprinkles and share with a 3 ½ year old boy.

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Recipe: Spicy Seared Scallops

Recipe: Spicy Seared Scallops

These scallops are perfect cottage-fare. Light, easy to prepare, few ingredients and oh-so-tasty. And you can make them in massive quantities, if you need to serve an army of cottagers.

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Recipe: Apple Caramel Cake

Recipe: Apple Caramel Cake

This moist, rich cake is lighter than a chocolate cake – the perfect dessert to have with coffee mid-afternoon. Come to think of it it would be delicious after dinner too… or even for breakfast. It’s that good.

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