Traditionally this is the weekend that most Canadians and Scots look forward to: Victoria Day, celebrating the birthday of Queen Victoria. She was born on May 24, 1819. She reigned for 63 years. May 24th marks her official birthday, but the holiday falls on the last Monday … [Read more...] about Scots and Canadians Ease into Summer with Victoria Day Holiday
The US and Canada celebrated Labor Day this week. Another long weekend in an unprecedented year dealing with Covid-19. The long weekend still does mark the unofficial end of Summer, and normally a time when children return to school, but this year has flipped all that on its … [Read more...] about Can you Serve Angel Food Cake After Labor Day?
Forget crumbs, embrace the sponge. When I started experimenting with yoghurt and applesauce in place of butter and oil, I discovered the texture of the cakes changed from crumbly cake to a nice moist sponge. It makes snack transportation much easier, provides a great base for … [Read more...] about Lovely Low-fat Lavender Tea Cakes
Just because you or your friends are enjoying a low carb lifestyle doesn't mean you have to forgo tea treats. These delicate chocolate cream cheese cookies are great to enjoy. Delicate Keto Chocolate Cream Cheese Treats Just because you or your friends are enjoying a … [Read more...] about Delicate Keto Chocolate Cream Cheese Tea Treats
Cake and tea are a natural combination. Pound cakes in particular always seem to make it to the tea tray, and date back to the 1700s. They were so named because of the quantity of ingredients:one pound of each of butter, sugar, eggs, and flour. It made quite a few loafs, but … [Read more...] about Lovely Light Lemon Yoghurt Loaf