April 15, 2021
Growing up, getting Canadian Chinese takeout was a rarity. My mom cooked everything from scratch and if we were eating out, it was usually for dim sum, Sichuan or Japanese cuisine. When I started visiting malls in high school, I quickly fell in love with teriyaki noodles and of course egg rolls. This recipe for...
March 30, 2021
Chef’s Plate is one of the first meal kit companies we worked with, back in 2015, and I’m still a fan today. While the company has evolved, their boxes remain a great value with quick, simple recipes, suitable for any level of cooking experience. Their online recipe hub is also a great resource for meal...
4.0$March 16, 2021
I’ve blogged about Phoenix Restaurant before and they are still one of our favourite Hong Kong cafes. Since moving to Richmond Hill, we’re closer to their Bayview location and have picked up takeout a few times during the past year. Basically whenever we’re craving Hainanese chicken. Ordering: The first time we ordered, I called the...
March 9, 2021
When I was in elementary school, pizza pockets were my go-to after school snack. We always had a box in the freezer and I burned my tongue often on the cheesy, saucy treat. When Alivia first started eating pizza, we would deconstruct her slice, toppings in a pile next to squares of cut up crust....
February 15, 2021
Whenever Stephen and I get Chinese BBQ, I waffle between the roast duck or charsiu while he, without any hesitation, orders two ribs of roast pork. It’s a dish we usually pick up for family dinners or special occasions. Thus with the lack of social gatherings, plus being at home for the past year, the...
February 4, 2021
In our household, I fondly refer to the months from October to February as Celebration Season. The holidays begin with Thanksgiving in October, followed by Stephen’s birthday, then mine in November, Christmas, Lunar New Year and wrap up at the end of February with Alivia’s birthday. Lunar New Year has always been one of my...
Mid 20 something working and living in Toronto, loves food, sushi, sweets, noodles and strawberries
TRAVEL
In 2016, Stephen and I ate our fall through Italy from Naples to Rome to Florence to Venice. All the pasta and plenty of gelato.
COOKS
Two delicious baos featuring turkey! Deep fried with kimchi and Sichuan mouth watering style.
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