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The reviews from early readers for my upcoming novel, LOST COAST LITERARY, are beginning to come in, and I couldn’t be happier! The book, set in the fictional town of Cascata on California’s Lost Coast, releases on March 29th. And, while that’s still a few months out, I’m so excited to share this story with […]

New Book Journey

January 14, 2022

The early reviews are simply wonderful!

Lost Coast Literary by Ellie Alexander

Torte’s Sunday Supper concludes with this cloud-like seven-minute frosting. It’s a retro recipe and one that deserves a comeback with its silky, smooth texture and a touch of peppermint.

Recipes

December 20, 2021

Seven Minute Frosting 🎄 Torte Holiday Sunday Supper

Seven Minute Frosting - Torte Holiday Sunday Supper

If you’re searching for an idea for Christmas dinner, the search is over. This is Torte’s classic holiday roast perfect for fancy or casual Sunday Suppers. The herb and fruit mixture keeps it so moist and adds a lovely touch of flavor. You will not be disappointed! You can find the recipes for all the […]

Recipes

December 18, 2021

Pork Roast Recipe 🎄 Torte Holiday Sunday Supper

Pork Roast - Torte Holidays Sunday Supper

This Torte Holiday Sunday Supper recipe is a message that if you haven’t tried tomato orange soup, this is your sign to remedy that immediately! Jules and the team serve this decadent winter soup in CAUGHT BREAD HANDED and it’s a meal on its own, especially when paired with yesterday’s cheesy focaccia bread. You can […]

Recipes

December 18, 2021

Tomato Orange Soup 🎄 Torte Holiday Sunday Supper

Tomato Orange Soup Recipe – Torte Holiday Sunday Supper

We’ve reached the conclusion of This Time It’s Murder. Are you a super sleuth? Did you piece together the solution? Stay tuned for a collaborative plotting session in January as we craft the next season together! Also big thanks to Paddington Station for allowing us to film in their gorgeous stores and to the talented […]

This Time, It's Murder

December 17, 2021

This Time, It’s Murder! S02, E07

Holiday Cozy Mystery - This Time, It's Murder

Today’s Torte Sunday Supper recipe is my favorite Brussels Sprout salad. This one is always a winner and even people who claim they despise Brussels sprouts fall in love with this salad. Enjoy! You can find the recipes for all the courses in this year’s Torte Holiday Sunday Supper on my blog by clicking on […]

Recipes

December 17, 2021

Brussels Sprouts Salad 🎄 Torte Holiday Sunday Supper

Brussels Sprouts Salad Recipe – Ellie Alexander

Our Torte Sunday Supper continues with a snow day cheesy focaccia bread. This pairs beautifully with a bowl of your favorite soup and a cozy fire. Cheesy Focaccia Bread Ingredients1 loaf of focaccia bread (or other flat bread)¼ cup melted butter½ tsp paprika½ tsp celery seed½ tsp garlic powder½ tsp oregano2 tbsp chopped onion1 cup […]

Recipes

December 15, 2021

Cheesy Focaccia Bread 🎄 Torte Holiday Sunday Supper

Episode 6 of my holiday cozy mystery series. We are coming close to the chilling conclusion of This Time, It’s Murder. Have you figured it out yet? Is it murder and what happened to Kelly? See if you can solve this mystery before the final episode.

This Time, It's Murder

December 15, 2021

This Time, It’s Murder! S02, E06

Holiday Cozy Mystery - This Time, It's Murder

Episode 5 of this fun holiday cozy mystery short. If Kelly isn’t found soon, I’m beginning to think Christmas might be in danger! ⚠️ 🎄

This Time, It's Murder

December 14, 2021

This Time, It’s Murder! S02, E05

Holiday Cozy Mystery - This Time, It's Murder

One of the things I love most about social media is getting to extend the time I spend in my imaginary worlds. Take Torte for example. In the Bakeshop Mysteries Jules and the team host warm and cozy Sunday suppers where friends and family gather around the table to share a meal. ⁣⁣⁣⁣In that spirit, […]

Recipes

December 14, 2021

Pomegranate Cocktail 🎄 Torte Holiday Sunday Supper

Torte Holiday Sunday Supper - Pomegranate Cocktail