Broiled Grapefruit Cake

Broiled Grapefruit Cake

Produce starts to get a little sparser this time of year, and while bakers can find pals in preserves (mince pies! lemon curd!), chocolate (rum balls! truffles!), and sturdy fall apples (pies! dumplings! fritters!), I tend to fall really hard for winter citrus as the colder weather creeps in. And … Read more

Maple Walnut Spelt Waffles

Maple Walnut Spelt Waffles

There is one challenge for me, though, and it’s kind of a mighty one. The kitchen, while adorable with its repurposed icebox as a cupboard and it’s exposed brick pillar, is all on one fuse, which means Kettle+Microwave= No Power At All for Anyone Sorry, Stop Trying to Make Coffee … Read more

Hazelnut Mocha Spelt Cookies

Hazelnut Mocha Spelt Cookies

I’m going to try to keep it simple and sweet, because that’s what a cookie recipe is all about. It’s about portability. It’s about throwing together-ability. It’s about digestibility, not just physically but emotionally. Cookies are cathartic in the making, satisfying in the eating, joyful in the sharing. A cookie … Read more

Vegan Pistachio Cake

Vegan Pistachio Cake

When I asked J what kind of birthday cake he would like this year he responded “Pistachio.” When I asked him what kind of dinner he’d like me to make for the celebration with his family he said “Trinidadian.” That boy keeps me on my toes, I thought to myself, … Read more

Pomegranate Cake Recipe with Coconut Oil Buttercream

Pomegranate Cake Recipe

This cake has winter written all over it. Festive pomegranate? Check. Garnished with cedar sprigs? Yup. I even had to shake the snow off before bringing them in the house. And as my MIL generously pointed out, the coconut oil buttercream has the slightly imperfect texture of fresh snow. And … Read more