I love Hot Cross Buns, but this hasn’t always been the case. As a kid, I couldn’t stand the candied peel or the currants. I was far more interested in chocolate and jelly beans. Luckily, things changed in the late 70s when I worked at a whole food shop called Gateways in Canterbury, England. The […]
So, how did I come to make a good pie, after wading through the tough pastry swamp? For that, I have three women to thank: Betty, Martha and Dodie.
I have always loved potato latkes. My first experience of eating these delicious potato pancakes- latke is Yiddish for pancake– was at Nate’s Delicatessen in Ottawa while visiting my sister Lesley in the early 70’s. I loved the latkes so much, that I once put in a request to Lesley’s friend Michael, who was travelling […]