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I woke up at 5:30am just to make my wife a birthday cake before she woke up! Combining coverture chocolate and apricot jam, this delicious cake was inspired by the sachertorte.

After months of being cooped up in our Toronto apartment, my wife and I decided to escape the city and take a trip to Prince Edward County to go and visit some wineries. It’s a perfect weekend getaway for those living in Ontario. An abundance of lo...

While also looking at quality of produce, I’m also ensuring I am always buying the best value option available. Buying a whole chicken may seem expensive, but per gram it is by far the most cost effective way to purchase chicken meat, especially if...

There’s nothing more satisfying than a delicious pie in perfectly cooked pastry. I absolutely adore a pie. In fact, arguably my favourite dessert has got to be Lemon Meringue Pie (apart from when nothing but chocolate will do). To make all sorts o...

Hi, I'm Max

And I absolutely adore delicious and flavoursome munch. Seasonal ingredients and sustainable produce combined with the right balance of herbs, spices, acidity and umami are common place in my kitchen. I honestly believe great food is good for the soul, making each day as tasty as the next.
I hope you enjoy sharing in my adventures in food & drink.
Max

Hi, I'm Max

And I absolutely adore delicious and flavoursome munch. Seasonal ingredients and sustainable produce combined with the right balance of herbs, spices, acidity and umami are common place in my kitchen. I honestly believe great food is good for the soul, making each day as tasty as the next.
I hope you enjoy sharing in my adventures in food & drink.

Latest Recipes

Butternut Squash & Hazelnut Salad
Butternut Squash & Hazelnut Salad
It's the first day of October as I write. Some of the leaves are just starting to fall off the trees on the streets near our house. The air is...
Sticky Toffee Pudding Ice Cream
Sticky Toffee Pudding Ice Cream
Freshly steamed sticky toffee pudding brings warmth on many a winter night, yet my wife's passion for sticky toffee pudding  seems to be...
Pistachio & Cardamom Ice Cream
Pistachio & Cardamom Ice Cream
A good curry night is hard to beat. After lots of spicy food, dessert isn't always what's on the mind, however a smooth and pallet cleansing sweet...
Strawberry & Basil Ice Cream with Balsamic Strawberries
Strawberry & Basil Ice Cream with...
A hint of basil produces a wonderful grownup twist to a classic strawberry ice cream, and the addition of balsamic strawberries to garnish...
Perfect Meringues
Perfect Meringues
The Italians choose to use a hot sugar syrup, while the French stick to cold sugar; this recipe is half way between the two. By heating the...
Chimichurri
Chimichurri
Chimichurri, while iconic and synonimous with Argentina and Argentine steak houses, has no set formula. It is a table sauce which is made uniquely...
Ultimate Chocolate Ice Cream
Ultimate Chocolate Ice Cream
How can just 5 simple ingredients combine to become this heavenly? Centuries ago they may have thought this to be magical, but since the birth of...
Banana Choc Chip Muffins
Banana Choc Chip Muffins
There seems to have been a huge resurgence in production of banana bread during covid-19 lockdown. While banana bread is delicious, its dangerously...
Crab Mac 'n' Cheese
Crab Mac 'n' Cheese
Everyone loves a comfoting, carb filled pasta dish from time to time. My wife, a lover of tomatoes, and I often dine on divine Italian concoctions...