Chocolate chip cookies with brown butter and pecans

I used to pooh-pooh brown butter. Can you imagine? That was until I smelled it and had it drizzled over ricotta and butternut squash ravioli. Now, I’m of the opinion that everything is enhanced, made better, improved a million-fold by it’s mere presence. The sun has been out in Seattle this week. The sun! This…

Happy Australia Day

Hi lovely readers, In honour…yes honour of Australia day (January 26th) I’ve put together a list of our favourite ‘Australian Recipes” for the event. This is the kind of food that makes my AUSSIE heart flutter with pride. It also makes the homesickness kick in big time. Especially as I really wish I was sitting…

Blueberry and Pistachio Friands

My husband, the football fan, tells me he’s been accused of jumping on the 12th man (Seattle Seahawks fan base) ¬†bandwagon. Unfortunately, I can understand why people might think this. I can attest to the fact that since the Superbowl win last year the amount of 12th man gear ¬†in our house has literally expanded…

Sri Lankan Omelette

I’ve just returned from a frantic 10 day getaway to Sri Lanka. Of the ten days I spent there, I spent 3 mornings at the Hilton Colombo. I followed my long-honoured holiday tradition at headed straight for the omelette station at the breakfast buffet. There, my sister and I found a jolly young chef who…