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

Apricot Quark Cheesecake with Spelt Flour

Apricot Quark Spelt Cake | Accidental Artisan

It’s amazing to me the phenomenal change a simple little adjustment can make to a recipe… take this apricot quark cheesecake for instance. The first time I made it, for some strange reason, I decided to put the apricots on the bottom between the crust and the filling. I thought it would look neat to seeRead more

Authentic Black Forest Cake (Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte)

A black forest cake on a decorative cake plate

Don’t let those maraschino cherries on top fool you, this is nothing like a black forest cake you find at the grocery store and nothing like most of the recipes you will find online! Unlike the chocolate cake and maraschino cherry laden versions at the store, the recipe for this one originates from the back ofRead more

Rustic Cherry Galette with Spelt Pie Pastry

A rustic cherry galette on a decorative pie serving plate with three fresh cherries on the side

Summer has finally arrived here on the Sunshine Coast! I am supremely grateful for all the rain “Junuary” brought for my garden, veggies, and rain barrel, but am happy to be able to have all the doors open wide and feel the breeze across my arms as I type. Everything seems to be ripening earlier this year,Read more