It All Started With A Pie

We were watching Public Morals on television last week, and one of the characters was sitting on the tub in her teeny tiny apartment, crying because she felt trapped. She was genuinely sad. The Gina of the past could 100% relate. The present day Gina isn’t sad anymore. Even though I am constantly in search of my purpose, I’m happy. I’m happy with life. I’m happy with where my kids are in their lives. I’ve become more accepting of me and who I am and that makes me happy. I’m just happy and happy is good....more

Worlds Greatest Butterfinger No Bake Pie

 I am pretty sure ...more

Biscoff Creamy Pie

Summer is officially here and we are all trying to keep cool. As a cook you try not to turn on the oven as much in summer. Your sweet tooth is craving for a yummy dessert but, you don’t want to turn on the oven. This Biscoff Creamy Pie is going satisfy your sweet tooth and keep you cool! It is light, creamy, and fluffy. I made this pie for our family Father’s Day Dinner and everyone just loved it! It is delicious and I hope you enjoy it....more


...I’m not really a dessert person (I’m usually the person wo-manning the grill… See what I did there?) but I had an overabundance of gorgeous berries in my fridge that had to be used. They were getting a tad overripe. It’s what happens when you have no self control at farmers markets, which, for me, is anytime I’m at a farmers market. It’s okay though, because I never throw anything out. I’ll force myself to use everything I buy and eat it. [Read more]...more

Apple, honey and cinnamon pie

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Strawberry Pie...with Flavoured Whipped Cream

Strawberry Pie....with Flavoured Whipped CreamStrawberry pie is the true taste of summer. Lush sweet berries covered in flavoured whipped cream. Who doesn't enjoy the flavours of summer strawberries?...more

What To Do With a Peach?

Peachberry Pie ...more

Sunday vegetarian surprise!

Dear friends,Tonight dinner choice was another typical dish from the northern region of Emilia Romagna : The Erbazzone.Erbazzone ( literally translate as herb mix) is a savoury vegetable flan whose recipe is a true local speciality from the city of  Reggio Emilia. This delicacy is made by lining a dish with a layer of short crust pastry made from flour, water, olive oil and rock salt. ...more

Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Another personal favourite of mine, and of my dad's, a good old Pecan Pie! I love the softness of the caramel filling and the crunch of the nuts, it's pretty delicious, so naturally I wanted to make this into a cupcake. ...more

#Saturday night calls for a #pie!

Hello there! Shepherd's pie our way was the perfect Saturday night meal! We have been cooking this dish using the same recipe for years now, when we used to live in the United Kingdom. ...more