Buckwheat Fennel Focaccia

After watching the first episode of Fat, Salt, Acid Heat, I've had my mind set on making my own focaccia! As a fan of boulangerie, I knew that this task wouldn't be as time-consuming or tedious as other baked goods such as sourdough or enriched breads. Let's talk about how amazing buckwheat is! With a 100 … Continue reading Buckwheat Fennel Focaccia

Jaggery & Almond Oat Cookies

Happy fall all! With this change of weather, I've always found comfort in oatmeal cookies (raisins or chocolate). In order to make these as chewy as possible, I've introduced jaggery into the recipe. Just like brown sugar, this is a  hygroscopic sugar, meaning that it absorbs water from its environment! That being said, make sure … Continue reading Jaggery & Almond Oat Cookies

Roasted Sweet Potato Corn Chowder

The end of summer is upon us and I haven't yet accepted that. To brighten my dinner (and lunches), I've decided to use a bright, fresh and seasonal ingredient: corn! Whether Peaches and Cream or Ambrosia, roasted, boiled, this vegetable has always reminded me of summer (though the season lasts until October here in Ontario). … Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potato Corn Chowder