Monthly Archives: October 2009

Happy Birthday, Daddyo

Molasses kisses until his teeth ached, liquorice allsorts until his stomach ached, chocolate until he couldn’t sleep: my dad was the king of the sweet tooth. He kept it reined in for most of the year, with a Mackintosh’s toffee … Continue reading

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A few of my favour-Vic things

The bakery-cafĂ© culture of Victoria is unlike any other Canadian city. In fact, Victoria is host to the highest density of restaurants per capita in the country. The British high tea days have been transformed by roast experts, and instead … Continue reading

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Bounty of thanks

Thanksgiving is upon us and this year we at the Den are fortunate to experience bicoastal celebrations. Last weekend I rolled up my sleeves and dove into pie-making territory. It certainly has been awhile. With so many crisp varieties of … Continue reading

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