Mexican Cooking: Pico de Gallo (Salsa Fresca)


So, what’s the difference between pico de gallo and salsa? Well, pico de gallo is also called salsa fresca. And as its name suggests, it is a type of fresh salsa. It’s crunchy, fresh, and much less soupy than regular salsas which tend to be blended or puréed. I generally prefer pico de gallo as fillings for burritos and […]

Baking: The Best American Caramel Cake Recipe


Just look at that gorgeous golden colour! And believe it or not, this beautiful caramel cake tastes even better than it looks. I’ve been baking for fun since I was 17, but I decided to try out some recipes with tips from the pros behind Palate Sensations Cooking School to see if I can get my cake making […]

Italian Cooking: Simple Truffle Mushroom Risotto


I think a great risotto should be simple, have great flavour without being too heavy or going over the top. It might take some patience and time, but is otherwise easy to prepare and makes for the best comfort food at all meals in the day! Sean and I love spending our Sunday evenings experimenting […]