Casarecce with Griddled Asparagus, Sugar Snap Peas and Ricotta

May 4, 2014

Hellooo This is one of the few times I’ve emerged from my cocoon of past papers, mymaths, coloured pens and calculations in 4 weeks. My mocks exams are over, but that’s just the beginning. Real exams start in two weeks so I’ll probably be scarce until the end of June. Right now I’m faced with […]

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French Onion Soup with Mini Gruyère Toasties (aka mini grilled cheese)!

April 19, 2014

I’m in a seasonal limbo at the moment. It’s pretty disconcerting for me, especially when I’m trying to figure out what to wear. During the winter I fall into the habit of just layering everything up. Leggings + tights all week long (because I am a triangle and thus never wear jeans) with various dresses, […]

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{Celebration Time! } + Muesli Snacking Cookies, How to Make Crumpets and Earl Grey Hot Cross Buns

April 15, 2014

Well today has been a bit of an emotional high for me. You know Saveur’s Best Food Blog Awards I was talking about last week? Yeah. You know how I was finalist in the Baking & Desserts category? Well I’m absolutely stunned and honoured to say that Top With Cinnamon is the Editors’ Choice winner! […]

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Flourless Browned Butter Brownies {Gluten-Free + Grain-Free}

April 6, 2014

It’s no secret to people who know me that I am a stress-eater. PMS-ing: Time for chocolate. 60 billion pieces of homework due for tomorrow: Give me all of the shortbread please. Exams: Ima cry-eat this brownie. And as a particularly daunting round of exams is looming, it probably won’t be surprising to find me […]

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Rhubarb and Rye-Cinnamon Tartlets + The Saveur Best Food Blog Awards

March 31, 2014

Yeah so it somehow happened again: I’ve made it into the finalists of Saveur’s Best Food Blog awards in the Desserts and Baking category!! I am JUST as stunned by this as I was last year (if not more). It’s such a huge deal to me that I’ve even made it this far again and […]

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A Giveaway + Raw Almond Joys/Mounds Bars/Bounty Balls {Vegan + Gluten Free, too}

March 17, 2014

Sooo two coconut posts in a row… I hope you’re on-board this coconut-obsessed train because I am 100% there and will pull you along with me. I always feel like I’m in the minority by liking coconut – bountys are ALWAYS the chocolates that are leftover from a box of Celebrations. I mean, I’m not […]

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Coconut Milk Ice Cream with a Pistachio Crumb and Blueberries {Vegan + Gluten Free}

March 3, 2014

PaNCaKE daY is tOmoRRoW oh my gah how can it be legal to have a day dedicated to pancakes, eh? Too good to be true. I can/will eat pancakes for all meals EVEN if they are actually crepes (I have talked about my pancake/crepe opinions before: they are different things. They have their own good […]

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Cranberry-Pecan-Rye Soda Bread

February 25, 2014

  First just a little thing (I feel like I keep bugging you guys with this, sorry! haha – do you accept cake payment..?) Soo you know how a few days ago I told you I was nominated for an award? WELL I’ve made it through to the final 10 in The Kitchn‘s ‘The Homies’ […]

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How to Make Hot Cocoa Mix

February 20, 2014

Hey Friends: I’ve got a recipe for Hot Cocoa mix up on the Small Batch Column of Food52! (there’s bittersweet chocolate and coconut milk powder involved – so so so so good.) Click on over to find (and save or print) the recipe. In other news – I was interviewed for Food & Wine magazine’s […]

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I’m an adult! {Double Chocolate-Peanut Butter Layer Cake with Caramel Popcorn}

February 13, 2014

This week has gone by so ridiculously fast! It’s been a good week – a celebration week: – my cookbook announcement (thanks everyone (again!) for all the super nice comments and tweets. You’ve made my face hurt from smiling all week). Oh and a sneaky a little bit of info: it’s 75 recipes – sweet […]

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