Swiss Apple Pie

This pie does not have a crust per se – it’s a little more like an apple cake in a pie plate. Grandma’s recipe didn’t make a lot of sense so I looked up some Swiss Apple Pie recipes online and adapted one that was the closest to Grandma’s. Thanks to Olga’s Flavour Factory for…

Saskatoon Berry Pie

A fond memory from my childhood is going out to pick wild Saskatoon berries in the summer from the bushes that grew in our neighbourhood. I remember bringing home a big bucket of them and mom making us a Saskatoon berry pie. I couldn’t actually find a Saskatoon berry pie recipe in my family cookbook…

Apple Crisp Pie

When I made this to test out Grandma’s recipe, Meghan called this “the best of both worlds” because you get the delicious pie crust as well as the delicious crisp topping. Pie Ingredients 1 uncooked pastry shell 1 tbsp flour 4-5 cups apples, peeled and thinly sliced (I used granny smith) 2 tbsp cornstarch 1/2…

Fresh Peach Pie

Peaches were abundant in the Okanagan Valley where my Grandma lived and so it’s not surprising that she has so many recipes that call for peaches. In fact she lived right next to a peach orchard where I snuck in a few times, despite Grandma warning me not to, to grab a fresh peach or…

Pastry

It can feel like there are as many pastry recipes out there as there are pastry-makers. When I was eating mainly gluten-free, I had a delicious almond-based pastry recipe that was probably my most requested recipe at the time. Since eating gluten again I’ve tried many other pastry recipes but, not to toot my grandma’s…