Celtic Oktoberfest

Celtic Oktoberfest

Last weekend I had the great pleasure of attending the very first Celtic Oktoberfest in Port Hawkesbury. Put on by the Strait Area Chamber of Commerce as part of their Small Business Week celebrations, the evening was a celebration of local food, beer and music hosted by local radio celebrities Scottie O and Greg from … Continue reading

City Harvest and Big Day Downtown 2014

City Harvest and Big Day Downtown 2014

I had a really big day on Saturday. And I spent most of it in Downtown Halifax. It was kind of a Big Day Downtown, if you will. Between an I LOVE LOCAL HFX fueled afternoon, and a Big Day Downtown-twitter-winnings evening, I got to experience a plethora of different local shops, restaurants, artists, artisans, … Continue reading

Updates!

It’s been a big week for the ‘ole blog. Two posts went up, one for a wicked delicious cheesecake, and my very first guest post from Sweet and Savary. It was also my 2nd Blogiversary… Blogday? Those are words, right? And now, it’s time for the next big part of this week: I’m expanding! Err… … Continue reading

Guest Post: Boms by Sweet & Savary

Guest Post: Boms by Sweet & Savary

It’s not every day that a professional pastry chef gives me an adorable package of homemade miniature bomboloni. And it’s not every day that I get to share the recipe for those delicious little treats on my blog. But today is that day, and once you try these out you’re probably going to want to … Continue reading

Baked Rhubarb Donuts with Strawberry Jam Glaze

Baked Rhubarb Donuts with Strawberry Jam Glaze

If you haven’t gathered from my instagram feed – wait, you don’t follow me on instagram? Get on that! @ma_overm and @bakedinns – I’m all about the donuts right now. At first I was absolutely terrified of try frying them, imagining my entire kitchen bursting into flames somehow despite the fact that it would be … Continue reading

How To: Cold Brew Iced Coffee

How To: Cold Brew Iced Coffee

Summer is finally here, and since it’s hot as all get out it’s time to share a simple how-to for one of my most favourite beverages in the world: iced coffee. Now, I’m not talking about pouring hot coffee over ice cubes. That is just wrong. Stop doing it. Especially cafes. You should know better. … Continue reading