Posts Tagged ‘Mother’s Day’

Mother’s Day Smorgastarta with Beet Chip Roses

May 14th, 2012

One of my most enduring memories from my childhoood is that of my mother at the dining table, preparing crafts to make with us or with her Sunday School classes. She’d work late into the early mornings to get everything ready, and somehow we always took for granted all the materials at our disposal. Our […]

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On the Horizon: Mother’s Day – Orange Crème Caramel

May 6th, 2011

My mother’s favourite dessert is crème caramel. Crème caramel is essentially a custard, baked in a ramekin atop a layer of caramel, chilled and then inverted onto a plate so that the caramel pools onto the plate around the custard. Since we were all so full from the bacon-wrapped dates and lobster eggs benny, we […]

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On the Horizon: Mother’s Day – Lobster Eggs Benedict on Cheddar Chive Biscuits

May 5th, 2011

Eggs Benny is one of my favourite brunch dishes; something that I will almost always put on my shortlist if I’m out with friends on a Saturday or Sunday morning. I don’t care what Anthony Bourdain says about ordering something with hollandaise at a restaurant – in my mind (and in my mouth) I’m salivating […]

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On the Horizon: Mother’s Day – Bacon-wrapped Dates

May 4th, 2011

Bacon-wrapped dates are easy to make, delicious and don’t require much more than dates, bacon, and cocktail picks or toothpicks. Some people stuff the dates with goats cheese or blue cheese, but because there was already so much egg and butter in my Mother’s Day menu, I decided to keep it simple. Bacon-Wrapped Dates with […]

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On the Horizon: Mother’s Day

May 2nd, 2011

A number of people have asked me how I started cooking. Believe me, I was not instantly successful at it – the first time I tried to cook something on my own, I set a pan on fire. What’s worse is that I was also attempting to make my mother breakfast in bed on Mother’s […]

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