April 20th, 2013. Chilled Minty Sesame Soba Noodles with Soy-Wasbi Dressing Don was having a potluck and karaoke birthday get-together at his place and of course my immediate thought was "what can I bring on a budget?!" I also had to factor in the fact that I'd be working all day and would have very … Continue reading Minty Sesame Chilled Soba with Pickled Veg and Tobiko and Soy-Wasabi Dressing
April 11th, 2013. Winner Winner Chicken Dinner! So, I was looking through Epicurious and saw this delicious Chicken Tagine with Chickpeas and Mint recipe and thought to myself "I don't have a tagine, but this looks delicious and somewhat do-able. I'm going to make it!" I got some chickpeas, a pack of chicken drumsticks, a … Continue reading Tagine-Inspired Moroccan Chicken Dinner
March 23rd, 2013. Capstone Tea & Fondue Since we couldn't sit down for teas and treats at Soirette we headed over to Capstone Tea & Fondue on Robson instead. Nab just started working here as the manager and I wanted to be supportive of his new job. … Continue reading Capstone Tea & Fondue!
March 20th, 2013. Eunice's Perfect Korean Mini Meat Patties (동그랑땡)~ People wonder why I never cook Korean food. Why would I need to when I have a sister who cooks it so well and lets me eat it ;D Tonight I came home and Eunice was just about to make some Korean Mini Meat … Continue reading Perfect Korean Mini Meat Patties (동그랑땡)
March 11th, 2013. Sister Date Day~ Eunice suggested a sister date of hot pot and a movie. How could I resist? What a wonderful idea! She recommended a place she's been to in Burnaby called Pearl Hot Pot. Usually hot pot is a communal food activity, but in this case … Continue reading Pearl Hot Pot (Burnaby)
March 10th, 2013. Relate Bake Sale! Our church was holding a bake sale and there were homemade macarons! I definitely had to get some 😀 As you can see they are perfectly risen, super delicate and airy and let me tell you....delicious!
March 5th, 2013. Lifegroup~ It doesn't feel like a complete week without our weekly lifegroup evenings 🙂 Carmi is so sweet and always makes a point of having some sort of goodies when she and Evangel host. Tonight she made this awesome Strawberry Pie-Cake! Looks like a pie, but … Continue reading Homemade Strawberry Pie-Cake!
February 26th, 2013. Chili Cheese Hot Dogs!! I had the most ridiculous craving for chili cheese hot dogs. Like, you don't even get it, I was salivating just at the thought of it. Sometimes with cravings I leave it alone to see if it's a legitimate craving...let me tell you, after a week the … Continue reading Chili Cheese Hot Dogs!
February 23rd, 2013. BC Home & Garden Show! Scored some free tickets to the BC Home & Garden Show via work, so made plans with Rachel and Shelly to check it out at BC Place Stadium on Saturday! This year the cooking was all about home comfort food. Score!! Chef Paul … Continue reading Chef Paul Shufelt: Root Beer Braised Heritage Angus Beef Short Rib Shepherd’s Pie – BC Home & Garden Show 2013
February 21st, 2013. Matcha Latte @ DAVIDsTEA I never really used to be one to add milk to my teas, but since working at DAVIDsTEA and realizing the true amazingness of the world of tea lattes I've been going latte crazy! Inspired by the Brown Rice Green Tea Latte at Bubble World, I thought I'd … Continue reading Genmai-Matcha Latte @ DAVIDsTEA