Now that I’m pregnant, I can no longer get away with skipping breakfast in the mornings. I mean, baby has to eat! If you work with me, you’ll know that mornings are just not my thing! I can burn the midnight oil at every month-end with no problem but juggling to make breakfast along with … Continue reading Recipe Box: Pumpkin Breakfast Muffins – a collaboration with Staub Canada and Elin.ca
This past weekend, my friends and I got together at our friend Devon’s house to carve pumpkins, barbecue and drink wine. One thing I love about Autumn is that we can still do activities outside such as pumpkin carvings. Some of my friends have serious talent! Take a look at these pumpkins! The highlight of … Continue reading Recipe Box: Halloween Punch Bowl featuring FRESH Wines
With Halloween just around the corner, I have really been feeling pumpkin-themed foods lately. Pumpkin cake, pumpkin lattes, mashed pumpkins – you had me at pumpkin! Additionally, with October 26 being National Pumpkin Day, what better way to commemorate our favourite harvest squash than with a recipe (and giveaway) in celebration of all things pumpkin? … Continue reading Recipe Box: Spiced Pumpkin Soup – a collaboration with Staub Canada and Elin.ca
Earlier this year, I did a wine tour to Niagara-on-the-Lake with the wine angels at iYellow Wine Club. One thing I love about being part of iYellow is that no matter how much you know about wine - from beginner to a sommelier - you know you're going to have a good time (and learn … Continue reading Exploring Wine Country with iYellow Wine Club #iYellowTour
One of my favourite patio drinks is the Peach Bellini. I absolutely love the sweet peachy flavours in my summer cocktail. This past weekend, I hosted a wine slushy party with some of my close friends and made these peach bellini-inspired wine slushes. It was so easy to make and required only few ingredients: wine, ice, peaches and peach syrup. You can also make the ice out of wine to amp up the booziness!
Known for it's rye, Canadian whisky is one of the youngest whiskies on the market. Because of this, many Canadian whiskies do not have an age statement. That's why when Beam Suntory announced that they would be releasing a 40 year old Canadian Club, folks went bananas! On top of that, to price a 40 … Continue reading Malt Collective: Canadian Club 40 Year
It was the Fall of 2015 but I remember waiting an hour in line for the grand opening of Hot Star Fried Chicken. At that time, I had never tried Taiwanese fried chicken before. When I took a bite of that hot breaded spicy chicken, I was hooked! Unlike North American fried chicken, Taiwanese fried … Continue reading Food Trends: Taiwanese Fried Chicken