Lazy, Easy and Quick 4 Ingredient Granola Cereal

Lately I have been addicted to yogurt, cereal and fruit or berries.  The trouble with my special diet is that I try to avoid anything with white sugar (cane sugar).  Unfortunately most cereal is filled with white sugar.  I decided to make my own granola.  We already have a recipe online for homemade granola but…

Starbucks Sakura Cherry Blossom Frappuccino

It is that time of year again.  Cherry Blossom Season!   Cherry Blossom viewing is so popular in Japan that there are foods and snacks celebrating this wonderful season.  Every year Starbucks serves their seasonal Cherry Blossom Frappuccino. I believe the original one has sakura blossoms sprinkled on top but now there is strawberry matcha…

Decorating Jello with Fruit

Jello doesn’t have to be an understated dessert. You can make your Jello the life of the party by decorating it with fruit. I came up with this idea because my friend who loves Jello would always make Jello “cakes”. For her birthday, we decided to make her a Jello Birthday Cake. To decorate the…

Review: Rain or Shine Ice Cream

My friends have constantly been talking about ice cream shops around Vancouver.  Earnest Ice Cream, Mario Gelato, Bella Gelateria, Menchie’s, and Rain or Shine. I am pretty sure there are more ice cream shops out there that are amazing. My go to place is Mario Gelato because they have a coconut sugar ice cream. So…

Those fishy things….making Taiyaki

  Taiyaki are those little fish filled with red bean paste.  You can eat it with ice cream or on its own.  Fill it with other fillings such as nutella, sesame paste, custard or even go savory and try takoyaki batter. The red bean paste I used for this recipe can be made in a…

Eggs and Peppers

Somedays cooking for one can be tedious. I sometimes get so lazy that I end up just opening up a can of tuna and eating it with a bowl of salad. Today I decided not to be so lazy and make dinner instead. This is an easy and quick light dinner that you can make….

Science and Gummy Worms

Molecular gastronomy is still growing. There are more and more recipes that involve food and science. Using what we know about the physical and chemical changes of food to create mind blowing dishes. Here is a simple recipe to get you intrigued with molecular gastronomy. This technique is also used to create fake caviar. The two…

Onion Pancake

This is an other another recipe that reminds me of my childhood.  I decided to make this because my chive plants have been going crazy and needed to be eaten.  This is a super simple recipe.  If you don’t have chives, just replace it with green onions. Chinese chives are also available some supermarkets. Chive…

Minecraft Grass Block Rice Krispie Squares

A childhood favourite, Rice Krispie squares are easy and quick. All you need are marshmallows, margarine and Rice Krispies. To add a twist to this recipe, I decided to add a bit of whimsy and create dirt blocks from the popular video game Minecraft. To create the squares start by melting 1/4 cup margarine on…

Dehydrating Things

Why dehydrate your food? I dehydrate fruits because they are going to spoil. I dehydrate mostly in the summer and fall month when there is an abundance of fruits and veggies. I love dehydrating watermelon and apples. They make healthy snacks for work but recently I got into dehydrating veggies (until my dehydrator died). During…

Okonomiyaki

Japanese food is definitely on my top things to make. Its versatile, delicious and easy.  Okonomiyaki is one of my go to meals when I crave Japanese. Okonomiyaki can be made just with cabbage but you can add your own twist to it. Try out seafood, chicken, tofu. Get creative!! Start by slicing the cabbage. You…

Eat it later … Cereal Bar

When you think of breakfast,  you will definitely think about cereal. I always think I will eat cereal for breakfast but nope. I would rather eat toast. The sad thing is all the cereal that sits in my cupboard.  Eat it now or eat it later.  I always eat it later. I opened up my…