Alfajores Argentine cookies

RECIPE: Alfajores

There’s something about freshly baked cookies and the holiday season that just seem to go hand in hand. Aside from the inviting scents coming from the kitchen, it’s a great time to get together with loved ones and create various festive treats – both traditional and something a bit extraordinary. Alfajores are certainly no ordinary […]

RECIPE: Orange Pikelets

There’s nothing like enjoying the scents and flavours of oranges in the fall. Whether stocking your fruit bowl with an abundance of clementines or creating your own natural home freshener with orange peel, cloves, and cinnamon sticks, there’s a certain warmth this fruit brings to the season. Why not try an orange infusion – Aussie […]

Thai Mango Salad

RECIPE: Thai Mango Salad

While a trip to Thailand awakens all your senses, none are more alive than your taste buds. Starting with its aromatic scent filling the air, Thai food is known to have dishes that offer at least 3-5 sensations for your palate – whether it be sweet, salty, sour, bitter, or spicy. A Thai Mango Salad […]

Anzac Biscuits with Soldier Slouch Hat and Poppy on Dark Vintage Background

RECIPE: ANZAC Biscuits

ANZAC biscuits are traditional cookies that are associated with ANZAC Day, observed in Australia and New Zealand every year on April 25th. Although first established to honour the fallen members of ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps), who fought in Gallipoli, Turkey against the Ottoman Empire during WWI, ANZAC Day has become an annual […]

Hamantaschen or Hamantashen Cookies for Jewish Festival of Purim

RECIPE: Hamantashen

Hamantashen are triangular-shaped cookies usually eaten during Purim, the most festive Jewish celebration of the year. Highly celebrated in Israel, Purim commemorates the saving of the Jews during the Persian Empire. Haman, counselor to Persian King Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), ordered the killing of all Jews, but Esther, wife of the king and a Jewish woman […]