Category Archives: Colorado

Fennel, Chilli and Parmesan Grissini

This last month has been such a whirl of activity and decision making.  The project that Joel was on at work closed down which left us with a decision to make – he could find a new team here in … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Colorado | 13 Comments

The Grand Canyon

I have had a few people tell me about their slightly underwhelming experience of the Grand Canyon and how crazy busy it is with tourists.  It made me a little nervous that I was going to be driving the 11 … Continue reading

Posted in Camping, Colorado | 8 Comments

Cinnamon Ice Cream

Last week I made a very successful Rough Puff Pastry.  I’ve attempted this type of pastry a couple of times with no success so this was a triumphant moment.  I used some of the pastry to make little Apple Tarte … Continue reading

Posted in Colorado, Dessert, Ice Cream | 6 Comments

Megan’s Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

I have many recipes for flourless chocolate cake and I love them all.  This one was given to me by my foodie friend Megan, whom I’ve known since high school, who happens to have the brilliant blog Children’s Books Daily.  … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Cakes, Colorado, Dessert, Easter | 4 Comments


We have been living here in beautiful Boulder for 3 weeks and it has been a fairly seamless transition into a new home, a new neighbourhood and new schools for the kids.  I do not enjoy moving though.  All the … Continue reading

Posted in Basics, Colorado | 4 Comments