London Fog Pots de Crème

London Fog (Earl Grey) Pots de Crème with candied Cocoa Nibs Got 3 egg yolks kicking around from macaron making?  we do… This recipe is a perfect companion to any macaron recipe that incorporates 3 egg whites.  Are you like me and feel guilted by those extra yolks in your […]

Homemade Fizzy Grape Kombucha

Homemade Fizzy Kombucha This Kombucha experiment was anxiety-ridden and exciting and most importantly economical! Do you struggle with paying almost $5 for those bottles of effervescent flavoured kombuchas too?I failed somewhat in trying to grow my own SCOBY from a bottle of store-bought GT Unflavoured Raw Kombucha.  I don’t think […]

Matcha Milkshake (GF)

Matcha Milkshake I’m cray cray about matcha recently as evidenced by my Matcha Madeleines (gf) and Matcha Coconut Mochi (gf)  recipe. Matcha powder.  I use Do Matcha, which is an organic green tea It’s hot hot hot in Vancouver and I’ve been craving a cold milkshake so I whizzed one up […]

SUMMER FOODIE HIGHLIGHTS:DEHYDRATED KALE (GF) AND PORTLAND

Forgive me for I have sinned:  I ate this voodoo doughnut.  But when in Portland, one must indulge.  I love it when the red jelly oozes out of the centre of the chocolate frosting covered long-john.  fab. Oh yah. Summer.  It’s been a while since I’ve posted what with life, […]

LONGEVITY HERBAL TEA

Pu Erh Tea in the “Tuocha shape” We were in Chinatown for lunch at Phnom Penh (I recommend the Garlic Chicken Wings!) and I walked into a lovely tea shop near Ming Wo. The shop, Jane’s Longevity Tea and Arts (41 East Pender Street) had traditional Chinese tea supplies…specialty tea cups […]

FAUBOURG PARIS, KERRISDALE, FOR PINK HIGH TEA

The Pink High Tea:  Service for Two. Faubourg’s window display from the outside. The reservations for High Tea are seated at the back of the bakery.  The front is the cafe area. Look up.  Isn’t the chandelier pretty? The reservations area is located next to the kitchen.  You can take […]