Tag Archives: Canada

Chocolate Eclairs

These were my favourite cakes in England, followed very closely by Lemon Buns. We can buy something here that is called a Chocolate Éclair, but quite frankly, I can’t eat them, they are so awful.  We can’t buy fresh cream … Continue reading

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The Falls

The weather has been fantastic, so we took advantage of it and drove down to Niagara Falls. First stop, the Falls. Then Becky wanted to go to a casino. We were able to take the fully accessible Incline lift up … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Gardens

It was a holiday weekend here in Canada, and the weather was beautiful. I thought it would be a great opportunity for me to try running outside. I have slowly built up my time on the treadmill at physiotherapy, but … Continue reading

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A Ride to Remember

Yesterday, Becky and I did something for the first time; we went on a fun ride with a Harley Davidson group.  Becky was supposed to go in a side car with her Dad, but the weather was cold and wet, … Continue reading

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The Other Stuff…

Becky and I do bake other things beside Bake Off challenges, so here’s a quick post about the other stuff. We made Cinnamon Buns with cream cheese frosting for my Book Club. The recipe comes from “Sweet Home” by Rebecca … Continue reading

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Winter Couronne

Spring in Ontario!  This week Becky and I baked a Ham and Cheese Couronne.  This is number 9 of our Bake Off challenges and comes once again from Paul Hollywood’s excellent book “British Baking”. You put 250g of bread flour … Continue reading

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Rhubarb and Custard

For those of you in the UK, you probably think of the cartoon show, for me it was Sunday pudding, but today it is Rhubarb and Custard cupcakes in number 7 of our Bake Off challenges. I attempted  a couple of … Continue reading

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