Sesame Chicken

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, I thought I would share some of my favourite Asian recipes. While Sesame Chicken is certainly not a traditional Chinese dish, it always comes to mind when I think of Chinese food. Sesame Chicken is an Asian-American dish that was invented in North America and still appears on…

Dine Out Vancouver Festival ’17

Cooking is underway in restaurants throughout Vancouver. Fresh pasta is being made, meat is being braised, soups are simmering, and veggies are being meticulously chopped. But, today is not just any regular day of service for 284 restaurants in our lovely city, today marks the first day of Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2017. Over the…

What’s In Season: Citrus

It's surprising that in the dead of winter, tropical citrus fruits are in peak season. With the high-quality imports of oranges, grapefruits, tangerines, clementines, lemons and limes, we can enjoy a taste of sunshine at a relatively low price. Truly, for us Canadians who can't grow citrus en masse, citrus season is a real blessing.…

Happy New Year // Eggs in Purgatory

Happy New Year, everyone! I am currently recovering from New Years festivities. I went pretty hard last night and I hope you guys did too. Just remember, it's all in the name of celebrating a whole new year full of adventures! I have been excited for 2017 to start since January of 2016 (for many…

Endive Spears with Black Olive Tapenade

We are almost there! We have two days left of 2016 but we have one more final push of holiday parties to go...this time for New Years. With all the holiday parties and dinners this season, I have to admit that I have overindulged. I don't really mind as Christmas only comes once a year,…