Chinese Chayote Soup

Chinese soup is a tradition during dinner. They were always a staple in my house growing up and every time I would go over to my grandparent’s house, they would have a pot of soup boiling away. Many soups have beneficial qualities to them and every family has a unique twist to their traditional soup….

Review: Vegan Pudding & Co

How do I find places that I want to review?  Well through instagram…. and food porn.  I love looking at food pictures and following others who live in Vancouver and seeing what they eat.  I would like to try more places but I only can eat so much and going out is  expensive.  So I…

Pokemon Sugar Cookies

The Pokemon Go craze has gone viral and there is nothing to stop the craziness. I have also been playing the game and have reconnected with my love for Pokemon. I decided to create some Pokemon inspired sugar cookies. This was my first time making and decorating sugar cookies and I was surprised at how…

Review: Bambudda

Dine Out Vancouver is a yearly event where restaurants provide a set menu at an affordable price. The problem with Dine Out is the popularity as many restaurants are booked solid. Prices can range from $20 a meal to $40. Meals are sometimes not up to standards as it is a set menu and mass…

Beef Noodle Soup

Noodle cravings! Noodles Noodles Noodles!  I love noodles! I love thin noodles and thick rice noodles.  Here is my take on one of my favorite noodle dishes, beef ho fun noodles.  It is pretty simple to make but does take a long time to cook. You will need onion, garlic, ginger, daikon (I used green…

Molecular Gastronomy Part 1

A couple of month ago I went to a Molecular Gastronomy class with a  couple of my coworkers. They featured the Molecular R kit http://moleculargastronomy.com. I’ve always been curious about molecular gastronomy since I saw it featured in a recipe on the food channel and this was the perfect chance to get some instruction on how to…

Review: Gyu-Kaku

When I go out to eat I usually ask my friends what they feel like trying and if there are any specific restaurants they want to try.  One friend of mine said she wanted to go somewhere “fun”.  The first place that came into my head was Gyu-Kaku.  If you are a hot pot or…

Banana Bread

Banana tend to ripen pretty fast in the summer and I don’t like my bananas brown. I often use the brown bananas for smoothies or use them for baking. My favourite recipe would have to be banana bread from the cookbook Company’s Coming. Start the recipe by preheating the oven to 350 degrees. In a…

Review: Juniper Kitchen and Bar

Juniper Kitchen and Bar is located in Chinatown, Vancouver. It is easy to get to by transit which is a bonus since they serve delicious cocktails. From the outside, Juniper Bar is modern and chic and is definitely a great place to grab drinks and snacks after a long day at work. From the inside, you…