Matcha Ginger Beer

St Paddy’s Day is just around the corner and you know what that means.  Green everything! and you know what everyone drinks on St Paddy’s day except me? Green beer. So this year I decided to join the festivities and make green ginger beer.  Well the easiest way would be to add green food coloring…

Refreshing Lavender Latte Cold Brew Coffee

Summer is coming and what better way to enjoy summer than with a nice refreshing cold cup of coffee.  Lately I have been enjoying making cold brew coffee. It is easy, can store for store for a long time and is nice and refreshing on a hot summer day.  This is what I do to…

Lavender Simple Syrup

A while ago, I bought some lavender to make some tea.  The tea was nice but I bought quite a large bag so  I had a lot of leftover. I decided to try this recipe out.  Well this is just part one of the <secret> recipe. You need to come back to find out what…

Matcha Affogato

What do you get when you mix matcha tea with matcha ice cream?  Matcha Affogato! Well this is my version of it. First you need to start with making your matcha. Okay I don’t make it the traditional way. I just add hot water to my matcha powder and stir with a spoon. You also…

Barley Tea

I know everyone always says you need to stay hydrated but when I get tired of drinking water I just don’t know what to drink .  I ran into this tea on Pinterest and thought it would be interesting to try. Take some barley toast it in a pan.   The recipe says to use 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…

Review: Vancouver’s Hot Chocolate Festival

Every year Vancouver has a hot chocolate festival where many restaurants showcase their own take on the delicious chocolatey drink. This year I decided I wanted to check out some of these places to get some ideas on my own hot chocolate creation. My first stop was Bella Gelateria (Coal Harbour). This place won a…

Kombucha Update: Fruity Flavored Kombucha

I love Kombucha. Just enough tang and sweetness to satisfy your thirst.  This time I decided to make some flavored Kombucha.  This is super easy.  All you need is some freshly brewed Kombucha.  Here is the Basic Kombucha recipe that I use. When your Kombucha is ready to be bottled, prepare your bottles by filling them…