French Chicken with Rosemary and Dijon Mustard

French chicken with rosemary and Dijon | The Laughing Table

I’m home. After three months abroad in France, I am back in Beautiful British Columbia. The sun is shining on the deep cerulean blue Pacific ocean and the scent riding in on the cool breeze is reinvigorating, salty and indescribably fresh. Everyone walks the streets in comfortable Birkenstock sandals or slim sneakers, their hair shiny […]

Apple Onion Frittata

Apple Onion Frittata | The Laughing Table

I have patterned heart beats in Paris. There are the two long thuds when I turn a random corner and stumble upon something grand, the gold tipped pillar at Place de Bastille or the Arc de Triomphe calmly holding court amid the swirling mass of traffic along the Champs Eleeyes. Another, staccato pulse denotes my […]

Creamy Chocolate Cashew Milk

Cashew Chocolate Milk | The Laughing Table

Chocolate cashew milk is my new favorite addition. As a lactose-intolerant person, I often crave diary but have to curb the impulse. Sometimes, when I was younger, I would forget I couldn’t have lactose. One memorable time, I ordered a milkshake at one of those amazing dinners with almost-too-thick-to-drink-from-a-straw milkshakes in classic flavors like chocolate […]

Black and White Chocolate Birthday Cake

Black and White Birthday Cake1 | The Laughing Table

Birthday cakes are, in my eyes, one of the most important baked goods in the world. They are the ultimate tribute to a loved one and therefore must reflect their tastes as well as your own and that of their friends and family. These variables are compounded by amount of layers, icing flavors, decorative finishes […]