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Pies with Vanilla Custard and Chocolate Ganache

There are so many options when it comes to pies. A very simple and easy way to make pie is to make the base dough and then play around with the toppings. Here is our take on summer pie with strawberries and peaches on top of vanilla custard or chocolate ganache. Pie dough ingredients: 300 g (1 1/4 cups) cold butter 200 g (2 cups) icing sugar 600 g (4 3/4 cups) flour 2 eggs This portion will give you…

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Candied Orange Peel

Candied Orange Peel is a delicious treat that you can make at home instead of buying it for $$$$$. It is really quite simple and all you need is organic oranges, sugar and water, and a pot to boil it in, oh yes, and also: time! Wash the oranges well and score with a knife into the peel to divide the oranges into quarters. Then gently peel each piece off and place in a large pot. You do not need…

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Advent Wreath

Every year, fours Sundays before Christmas, we make an Advent Wreath. The traditions goes way back and symbolizes the love of God, which has no end and no beginning. The Advent Wreath traditionally is made of evergreens to symbolize life during the winter time. In Ayoe’s family the Advent Wreath has been a big deal for many years, so of course she is bringing the tradition to Canada as well 🙂 The wreath has four candles and one candle is…

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Birthday Fruit Cake

When you have children, you realize that the sometimes the food choices you used to make, maybe aren’t that great for your young child. So we change it and make it better! Our son had his first birthday in October and we decided to make a cake for him and the guests. So what to do? We got inspired by lots of pictures on Pinterest and came up with this creation: To make a birthday cake like this, you can…

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Easter Egg Decoration

Since I’m originally from Taiwan, Easter is not something that my family celebrate. When we immigrated to Canada I simply viewed Easter as the first long weekend since New Year. After marrying Ayoe in May 2011, I’m following more and more Danish traditions, so this past weekend I found myself decorating easter eggs with Ayoe. Before you start decorating you need to blow the egg white and the yoke out. To do this you poke a small hole at one…

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