boterkoek {dutch butter cake} | - a buttery almond flavoured snacking cake

boterkoek {dutch butter cake}

Dear Thijs, Welcome to the world! This means nothing coming from a complete stranger, of course, but your mother is one of my dearest friends. I wouldn’t be the person I am today without her friendship and influence, which is something we will now have in common. My mother, Rosie Beaucoup, was in the delivery […]

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crap | movita beaucoup

crap no. 14

Welcome to Crap I’ve Been Meaning To Tell You About, 14th Edition. Winter here has been unbearable. Storm after storm after storm. Snow, flooding, freezing. Halifax is encased in ice. It’s the worst kind of slip and slide. People are storm weary, and more snow is coming tomorrow. More snow is about as welcome as a […]

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classic pizza dough | movita beaucoup

classic pizza dough

Have you tried making Finnish Pulla yet? Are you still petrified of yeast? Well, let’s take a step back in bread baking. Let’s make some classic pizza dough. This recipe is adapted only slightly from the one we used at baking school. It’s from one of our textbooks, so when using this recipe, imagine that you’re […]

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i love you with all my butt | movita beaucoup

on love and acceptance

I knew 2.0 was the guy for me the very first time we met. And when, on our second date, I drooled on my pants and he didn’t bat an eye, I was quite sure he liked me too. But I knew he loved me when he didn’t break up with me after I sleep farted on his […]

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faux meringues | movita beaucoup | made with only one egg white!

faux meringues {one egg white}

This is a recipe Rosie Beaucoup introduced me to many years ago. I believe the original came from an ancient Canadian Living magazine, but I’ve altered the notes and method considerably. Growing up, I ate many a meringue made with this method, and even requested them as a part of my prom night dinner (which Rosie catered). I wore […]

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