Hitman’s Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

I’m a firm believer in the old adage that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and I’d like to share my recipe for a healthy, added-sugar-free breakfast smoothie.  This quick and delicious smoothie recipe makes enough for one tall glass, but can easily be doubled for two people.  I like to have […]

Home-cooking: Recipe for Valentine’s Cherry Tarts

The cute heart-shaped tarts I posted on V-day were something I made for Hitman.  The recipe’s from one of my all-time favorite blogs The Art of Doing Stuff authored by the uber hilarious Karen.  She is always so funny and witty.  Take a peek at one of my favorite posts from her and tell me […]

Al-Salam Halal Meat’s Lamb Testicles Recipe

On the hunt for bones to make pho with and our usual location was all out, so we decided to check Al-Salam Halal Meat.  I phoned ahead (twice) to confirm price and stock and both times was greeted by a very friendly sounding man who called me “Brother” after every sentence.  I could hear some […]

Zen Organics Matcha Hot Chocolate

Holiday season is upon us and with that comes a plethora of craft fairs. One of my favorite ones as of late has got to be the Make It! as its fair-sized and admission is uber affordable. In fact for 2 years now it has offered a 2-for-1 deal on Groupon which made it even […]

Home-cooking: Apple Chips Recipe

A while ago I bought a bag of Spartan apples because they were so cheap…around $2 a bag. Now I know they’re not the best apples for eating (very thick and tough peel) but peeled and made into a Curried Chicken salad they were great.

Home-cooking: Simple Boiled Spot Prawn with Broiled Heads

Last Saturday was the 7th annual Spot Prawn Festival held at False Creek Fisherman’s Wharf near Granville Island.  It starts at 12pm and Pretty Sis and I arrived at 1pm. The lineups were INSANELY LONG when we arrived.  Good thing we didn’t pre-purchase tickets either for the Prawn Boil, cuz neither of us had the patience […]