August 2, 2020
Dimsum is more than just a meal or a category of items on a menu. It’s a Sunday tradition where my little brother ate nothing but char siu baos until he was in high school. It’s weekly lunches in Chinatown with friends during university and agreeing that 3 people was the optimal number for sharing...
July 31, 2020
Cooking a whole chicken may be daunting and not be in everyone’s comfort zone, but it’s my favourite way to enjoy the protein and I highly recommend finding a recipe to try out. From roasting to rotisserie to deep frying, there are endless options. There’s also so many delicious cuts of chicken aside from breast,...
July 19, 2020
Working and parenting full time is not something I would recommend. Our days are non-stop from when Alivia wakes Stephen and I up with shouts from her room to when we shut down our work laptops and head to bed. Meal planning, grocery shopping and cooking 3 meals a day, every day takes a lot...
July 16, 2020
My mom is an amazing cook. Growing up, she made everything from scratch and from dumplings to tong yuan to the best red braised pork belly. She’s the one who ignited my love of food, specifically eating, and I loved spending time in the kitchen as her sous chef. For special occasions, she’d plan out...
June 22, 2020
I admit, I put some kind of hot sauce on 98% of my food before eating it. Our fridge is filled with various bottles and jars because every dish has a different and appropriate spice pairing. Stephen makes his own chili oil for me, which I’ve already gotten Alivia into, and my parents made their...
June 15, 2020
Continuing to explore quality food products from Virginia, I had the chance to taste 3 unique salsas from Gunther’s Gourmet. We always have salsa in our fridge and a backup jar in the cold room. I like salsa with corn chips and tacos like all normal people, but my biggest consumption of salsa comes from...
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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