I have been so busy lately, and have not had time to type up all these Hannah Swensen recipes, but that is about to change because I will now make time for it. I will try to work my way down from the last book now, so here we go, next recipe is from the … Continue reading Tickled pink lemonade cookies
You need to celebrate everything that you're proud of, right? So we were very proud of being a vegetarians for a week. So, I made a mascarpone cheesecake with strawberries! This is a no bake cake! Easy. Took me about half an hour at a normal pace. 200 g of Marie cookies 100 g of … Continue reading Mascarpone cheesecake with strawberries
Our week of being vegetarian was a success, I absolutely fell in love with the veggie burgers that Rob made, so we made it twice in one week! I could eat them every day, they were so delicious. Without our vegetarian week we would have never gotten a taste of them. Let´s continue with Thursday … Continue reading A week of being vegetarian – Part 2
Lately there has been a lot of articles/ads on the web and in magazines about being a vegetarian or vegan. A lot of our friends and family have also talked a lot about it, and Rob's sister is vegan. We love our meat! Well, we thought we would try it out for a week, just … Continue reading A week of being vegetarian – Part 1
I'm a Canestian - means Canadian-Estonian, we made it up few years ago, since then I have called myself Canestian 🙂 We also have a sticker saying that with blue-black-white maple leaf flag on our doorframe! Blue-black-white are Estonian flag colours and maple leaf of course is on Canadian flag 😉 I'm originally from Estonia … Continue reading Potato salad “The Estonian Way”
Inspired by a recent visit to Canada's Baking & Sweets show in Toronto, Maiu and I thought we would give a shot at making a couple very special cakes, for a very special day. Four years ago today she said YES when I asked her if she would marry me. Needless to say, I'm still … Continue reading Cake Party
So I have had no luck with the Chatelaine challenges, meaning I haven't won 🙂 Now I'm just so obsessed that I just keep on baking and baking and baking and thinking what can I do to get first place. It's like when you have a thought of this one expensive purse you want to … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving
We have had an awesome beginning of fall here in Toronto, sunshine, temperature over 20 C degrees and I have been enjoying this weather every day, wearing short sleeve tops. So last Friday night/Saturday morning our very nice fall gave me a little warning that this is not the nice summer 20 C degrees but … Continue reading Did Fall warn you yet?
They're everywhere. We see plenty of them at the table around the holidays. You will see them this weekend for Thanksgiving. No, I'm not talking about turkeys and potatoes. I'm talking about pickles of every kind. Everyone has their favourites. Mine are pickled beats, cauliflower and good old bread & butter pickles. Maiu loves a … Continue reading Quick & Easy Pickles. Really!
Until recently, (6 months ago) I didn't even know what to do with red cabbage or how it tastes because I had never bought or tasted one. I guess I'm more adventures now than I was before 🙂 I have now tried all different kind of new vegetables than few years ago. I just wasn't … Continue reading Red Cabbage times two