blueberry & lemon mascarpone ice cream

Blueberry & Lemon Mascarpone Ice Cream | conifères & feuillus

To say it was a beautiful day would not begin to explain it. It was that day when the end of summer intersects perfectly with the start of fall. — Ann Patchett

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strawberry & rose ice cream

Strawberry and Rose Ice Cream | conifères & feuillus

Look around. It’s almost gone. If only someone had told me that before. About life. If only I had understood. —Marisha Pessl

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pearl wheat pudding

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In my previous post, I posted a recipe for wheat porridge using whole wheat berries. It’s as nutritious as wheat can get. Today’s recipe is made with pearl wheat, a processed version of its whole counterpart. The pearling process strips the wheat kernel of its bran layer and germ (partly or entirely), making it less nutritious. Although less nutritious, pearl wheat is still a good source of fiber and lends itself perfectly for making a pudding.
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IACP nomination & crème brûlée with raspberry sauce

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The best things happen unexpectedly.

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coming home & gujarati rice pudding

indian rice pudding | conifères & feuillus

it hardly seems
a moment passed
before the coming home
to understand
beginnings
have no end

Bobbie Ward

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chocolate almond truffles

chocolate almond truffles | conifères & feuillus

If you liked my recent recipe for chocolate almond cookies, then you will surely like this one as well. It’s very similar; still easy and delicious, still vegan, almost refined sugar-free, but instead of baking and making cookies, we’re making truffles. Perfect for packaging up and giving away to someone special… just be sure to make some for yourself as well!chocolate almond truffles | conifères & feuillus
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the meaning of philotimo & melomakarona, traditional greek christmas cookies

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Perhaps it may be time to define what philotimo means to every citizen of the world.  —Manos Hatzimalonas

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vegan chocolate almond cookies

vegan chocolate almond cookies | conifères & feuillus

The last faded autumn leaflet hangs from a frozen branch, just a short fall from the tree to winter. ~ Terri Guillemets

In a wink of an eye, the last month of the year is here. At the beginning of the year, a year always seems like a long period of time but once December arrives, we can’t help but wonder where did the time go as we busy ourselves with the festivities of the season and the closing of yet another year.
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buttermilk wheat bran muffins

classic buttermilk bran muffins | conifères & feuillus

Growing up, my favourite activity was reading. It wasn’t uncommon to find me with my nose in a book and my mind lost in between its pages. If I wasn’t reading a book, then I could have been found in the library, going through the rows and rows of books looking for the perfect stack to come home with.
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nan khatai, the indian shortbread

nan khatai, the indian shortbread | conifères & feuillus

In the midst of darkness, light persists. – Mahatma Gandhi

Growing up in Montréal, Diwali always lacked the fanfare of Diwali celebrations taking place in India or elsewhere around the world. But still, we celebrated by lighting small clay lamps around the house and, of course, with homemade sweets. Today’s recipe is for my not-so-sweet nan khatai. nan khatai, the indian shortbread | conifères & feuillus Continue reading “nan khatai, the indian shortbread”