Pumpkin Pecan Torte with Bourbon Whipped Cream

Pumpkin Pecan Torte topped with whipped cream and chopped pecans in a white pie plate on a white marble countertop

Feeling a little “up to here” with sweets since the Christmas rush of goodies that seem to come from all directions? If so, earmark this Pumpkin Pecan Torte with Bourbon Whipped Cream for next year. 😉 I found the recipe for this delectable torte in the back of my Mom’s cookbook where she kept allRead more

Oma’s Chocolate Zucchini Spelt Bread (a lemon version too!)

Chocolate and Lemon Zucchini Bread on a cutting board with two slices cut from each

It has been awhile! Between breaking my foot (all healed up now), exploring my roots in Germany with the hubby and getting my garden stuffed with plants for the Summer I haven’t been baking much at home lately. However, when I saw my yellow zucchini plant starting to produce waaaay too much I knew itRead more

Strawberry Topped Chocolate Torte

Strawberry Topped Chocolate Torte | Accidental Artisan

After my Mom passed one of the hardest things to go through was her recipe books. Filled with handwritten recipes for all kinds of dishes both savoury and sweet, I diligently went through them one at a time, deciding which ones to keep. I stumbled across quite a few recipes in her collection, like thisRead more

Traditional Tourtiere Pie with Flaky Spelt Pie Pastry

Traditional Tourtiere Pie with Flaky Spelt Pie Crust | Accidental Artisan

Most of the recipes I have posted here have been handed down through my Oma to my Mom to me. Not this one! 🙂 This delicious traditional tourtiere pie is one my Mom did make every Christmas, however, it is originally a recipe from my grandmother (my Dad’s mom) who made it every year for myRead more