Wine Selectors – Chef Series

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It’s no secret I love wine, specifically white wine and bubbles (red makes me sneezy and fall asleep!) and since my family recently purchased a vineyard, I figured I should start learning more about the varieties. When I was asked to sample 2 wines of my choice from the new Wine Selectors Chef Series, I jumped at [...]

WIN 3 copies of my travel + dessert zines!

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Welcome to the first competition on Love Swah! Woo! Today I am giving away 3 copies of my travel + dessert zines of your choice! And if you aren’t the lucky winner fear not, every entrant will be emailed a 20% off coupon to use in my Zine Store! Please read about my zines and MCA Zine [...]

30 before 30

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I love lists! My room is overflowing with notebooks filled with handwritten lists. There is nothing more satisfying then crossing something off your list which has led me to writing a “30 before 30″ list. 30 things I want to try and achieve before I hit the big THREE-OH. This means my due date to [...]

Salted Caramel Chip Cookies

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I was craving cookies over the rainy weekend and wanted to jazz up my standard chocolate chip cookie recipe. I found some Nestle caramel chips in the supermarket and thought a salted caramel cookie would be a winner! I reduced the sugar in these cookies as the caramel chips are very sweet. You can add more [...]

Dark Chocolate Mocha Tart

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This bittersweet dark chocolate mocha tart is rich in flavour and texture and perfectly contrasts with the buttery French pastry used in the tart. I first came across this unique way to make French butter pastry from JJ at 84th and 3rd, who discovered the technique from David Leibovitz. It involves heating the butter, oil, [...]