Passover Apple Cinnamon Cake

It might not come up so often in general conversation, but the fact of the matter is that I was raised Jewish. What sings to me of nostalgia and childhood memories is passover food, the warm and buttery tastes of latkes dipped in apple sauce alongside heavy kugels. Everything about the “high holidays” fills me…

Your Weekday Chicken & Broccoli Dish

It’s no surprise that chicken and broccoli are two of my favourite foods. In fact, I’d be shocked if I didn’t at least eat one of the two every couple of days. What’s not to like? You get protein and fiber without even trying. In this “normal” dish, I thought why not throw together something…

Chocolate Babka

Ingredients (From Smitten Kitchen) Dough 4 1/4 cups of flour 1/2 cup of sugar 2 tsp instant yeast 3 large eggs 1 small lemon’s zest 1/2 cup water 3/4 tsp salt 2/3 cup unsalted butter greasing oil Filling 4 1/2 oz dark chocolate 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/3 cup coca powder…

Spinach Quiche

Spinach quiche summons up all sorts of memories for me. It’s the dish I bring with my dad to every social gathering we’ve ever attended. It’s the easy, fun and uber-unhealthy dish that is the hit of every party. It’s how I fondly remember most of my childhood. It’s the source of funny memories where┬ámy…

Chocolate Matzah

Ingredients (Adapted from Food52’s Sarah Jampel) 4-6 sheets of matzo (depending on how much space you have on your baking sheet) 1 1/2 stick butter 3/4 cup sugar (I know it seems excessive and it is… but it’s also delicious) 14 oz Semi sweet chocolate 14 oz milk chocolate There’s nothing like chocolate… and butter……

What a Week!

What a week of posts, whew! I feel like I posted something new almost everyday… Oh wait, I did. In case you didn’t notice, the transition from solely book blog to combination book-cook blog is complete. To be honest, it’s made me feel better and happier than ever. I never realized how excited cooking makes…