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
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!
One of my favourite weekend activities is strolling along Queen St with my fur baby, Mousse - we would slowly wander through all of the stores and boutiques until we eventually made our way to Nugateau 🥖 where we would pick out a box of eclairs to bring to family dinners! Our little pastries would always … Continue reading Nugateau Eclair Giveaway
Poke (pronounced: poh-kei; rhymes with "okay") is a Hawaiian fish salad made with cubed raw seafood (typically octopus or ahi tuna). Contrary to popular belief, poke is not always served on rice or lettuce - the seafood can also be served on it's own with seasoning. In the past few years, North America has adapted … Continue reading Food Trends: Poke Bowls
This girl got to try nitrogen ice cream this week. This was very exciting because I had never had nitrogen ice cream before. So what is the difference between nitrogen ice cream and regular ice cream? Nitrogen ice cream is typically "made-to-order" ice cream. Because it is made-to-order, one of the benefits is that you … Continue reading Food Trend: Nitrogen Ice Cream
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