• Instagram Live Recipes – Apple Oat Muffins

      APPLE OAT MUFFINS 240mL milk + 1 tablespoon vinegar (apple cider/white/malt/something fruity) 1 cup applesauce (unsweetened) 2 eggs 1/2 cup veg oil 1+1/2 cups oats (rolled or otherwise) 1 cup light brown sugar 2 cups AP flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1. Mix the lemon …

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  • Instagram Live Recipes – Cheese Puffs / Gougeres

    CHEESE PUFFS/ GOUGERES  1/2 cup water 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 stick butter (or quarter butter lb block) 1 cup + 3 tablespoons flour 4 eggs 1 cup grated low moisture cheese (eg parmesan, gruyere, old cheddar) 1 teaspoon mustard (optional)   Method: Combine water, milk, sugar, salt and butter …

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  • Instagram Live Recipes – CARROT CAKE / MUFFINS

      CARROT CAKE (makes 1 Loaf / 12 Muffins) 1 egg 1/4 scant cup of soured milk (using 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice or vinegar to sour) 3/4 cups white sugar (or 1/2 cup white, 1/4 cup brown) 1/2 cup veg oil 2 cups loose packed coarse grated carrots1+1/4 cups AP flour (or 3/4 cups AP and …

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  • Instagram Live Recipes – Buttercream 101

      Swiss Meringue Buttercream 600g sugar 450g egg whites (pasteurized) 675g butter (soft and unsalted) vanilla (to taste) Method: In a large bowl over a ban-Marie combine egg whites and sugar and cook occasionally whisking to allow for even cooking. Mixture is ready when its warm to the touch and sugar is dissolved completely (rub …

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  • Instagram Live Recipes – Pouring Custard / Creme Anglaise with Bonus Chocolate Mousse

    Creme Anglaise 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup 35% cream 2 egg yolks 2 TBSP sugar Chocolate Mousse (with half of creme anglaise) 3/4 cup dark chocolate (chopped) 2/3 cup soft whipped cream (35%) Instructions for Creme Anglaise: 1. Mix egg yolks vigorously with sugar until pale yellow in colour. 2. Combine milk and cream in a …

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  • Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – and thank you BlogTO!

    Thank you to BlogTO for featuring us as top 10 places to get a gift for Mom! Read the article here.

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  • Instagram Live Recipes – Delicious Milk and Honey Cornbread

    Thanks for watching today’s demo on Instagram Live with Chef Umie. Here’s the recipe and how to make it! Milk and Honey Cornbread 1 cup flour 1 cup cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup soured milk (+1 Tablespoon lemon juice/vinegar) 3 Tablespoons honey 2 eggs 2 Tablespoons of …

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  • Introducing the Valentine’s Cake Pizza

    It’s February, which means the countdown to Valentine’s Day begins!  Alongside returning favourites like Valentina Unicorn and our heart cupcakes are some new treats we added to the V-Day lineup.  This year we introduce our NEW and AMAZING Valentine’s CAKE PIZZA!   A scrumptious vanilla cake topped with pink, red and white swirl buttercream and heart …

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