Anna’s Date Squares

We all appreciate the nutritional power of oats at breakfast time, but why not sneak this cholesterol-reducing fibre into a sweet treat? A date square is a Canadian classic, and can be enjoyed all year long. In addition to using Large Flake…

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I have fond memories of visiting a pizza trattoria in Parma last year and, of the many pizzas we tasted, I was most intrigued and thrilled with the wholegrain pizza crust, which had intense flavor character and a wonderful crispness. My…

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5 best Canadian chefs to follow on Instagram

I've just been listed as one of the 5 best Canadian chefs to follow on Instagram by Quench Magazine. Here's what they had to say: Baker extraordinaire Anna Olson frequently gives her followers a sneak peek at her latest creations, from cakes…

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Comfort Food Memories

Before you see, touch or taste it, you will be a happier person just from smelling the delicious aromas coming out of the kitchen while someone is cooking a favourite holiday meal for you! Our sense of smell plays a vital role in the enjoyment…

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Tips for Lemon Meringue Pie Success

Lemon Meringue Pie is a favourite dessert, especially in spring, but it is also a technically challenging dessert to master. It emcompasses many elements of a baker’s repertoire: pastry, curd filling and meringue, and all have to be…

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