birds nest cookies

Bird’s Nest Cookies

The smell of cookies baking in the oven is enough to put a smile on anyone’s face. Fill your ‘nest’ with chocolate or berry flavours, or maybe both! The whole process from preparing to eating cookies is a joyful time and one that should be experienced by families together at home.

Yield: About 27 cookies
Preparation Time: About 30 minutes
Baking Time: About 15 – 20 minutes

Read More
maple sticky buns

Maple Sticky Buns

Do you have a sweet tooth? This guide will walk you through making our finger-licking-good Maple Sticky Buns. Are you ready to fill your house with the sweet cinnamon aroma?

Yield: 8 sticky buns
Preparation Time: About 3.5 hours (including rising time)
Baking Time: About 35 minutes

Read More

Double Corn Cornbread

Cornbread, warm from the oven, is a tasty treat. Serve alongside chili, soup or a glass of milk. If you don’t have buttermilk, no worries. Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to milk, stir and let sit for 15 minutes.

Yield: One 20cm (8″) square pan or cast iron skillet
Preparation time: About 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 – 25 minutes

Read More
apple buckle

Apple Buckle

Here in BC we grow wonderful apples and in the fall they are at their best. A buckle is an easy home-style cake that has been made since pioneer times and uses ingredients found in many kitchens. The fruit you use can vary to use what is in season, so experiment to find your favourite.    

Yield: One 20cm (8″) square cake
Preparation Time: About 25 minutes
Baking Time: About 30 – 35 minutes

Read More

Pita Bread

Making pita is a wonderful thing. The feel of cool flour then sticky dough on your hands; the energy and repetition required for kneading the dough; the miracle of watching yeast raise the dough; the yeasty smell in the kitchen; and finally watching pita quickly puff up in the oven before your eyes. This Greek bread is a feast for your senses.

Yield: 12 pita bread
Preparation Time: About 2 hours 15 minutes (including rising and resting times)
Baking Time: 3minutes @ 245 C (475 F)

Read More
soda bread

Soda Bread

Bread is “very satisfying” to make, our young chefs tell us. This whole wheat and oats soda bread is a wholesome, hearty bread , especially good made with BC local ingredients. Perfect any time of day.

Yield: 2 X 6-inch loaves
Preparation time: About 20 minutes
Baking Time: About 45 minutes

Read More