Category Breakfast

Ricotta Cheese Pancakes, Memories of Russian Syrniki

Syrniki :  a word that congers up sweet memories of those delicious cheese pancakes I had the pleasure to nosh on in Moscow last August for breakfast at the hotel.  Below, they are beautifully plated but I hope I have plated a close second above with my version adapted from  Smitten Kitchen Every Day by […]

Marvelous Maple Almond Butter

I don’t like peanut butter.  I like peanuts but I don’t like peanut butter.  However I love almonds and almond butter.  Especially this recipe where the almonds are coated in maple syrup, a little salt and then roasted, cooled and ground.  If you own a food processor or powerful blender, this almond butter is for […]

Make it a Double-Double Maple-Coconut Granola

Do you have recipes that everyone loves and ask you for them but you hesitate to give them away?  Well, this is one of them but I’m learning to let go and share. Recently I read an article in Buzzfeed Food: How to Make the Best Granola Ever and I wondered, is mine the best?  […]