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 […]

Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake Recipe a la Joy the Baker

We tackled another re-creation taken from the wonderful Joy the Baker.  Obviously when you decide to make this you forgo any sense of healthy eating.  So don’t even bother with it. This is one richly rich, fatty, drink.  Seriously.  We thought this would make a wonderful party drink, obviously not something to whip up on […]

Avocado Pound Cake Recipe a la Joy the Baker

Over the weekend I was finally able to meet up with LockerBud to bake the Avocado Pound Cake from a recipe he found from Joy the Baker‘s blog.  When he brought up the recipe/idea, I immediately said YES as I am a big, BIG fan of avocado.  I also invited GRock along for the ride […]

Home-cooking: Steamed Clams in Chinese Wine

Boyfriend and I chose to splurge on a home-cooked dinner one night.  We both love shellfish, and they seem easy enough to prepare, so that’s what we had. Besides clams I really didn’t want to have to buy anything extra, but most of the recipes online call for dry white wine, which we don’t have.  […]

Home-cooking: Breakfast Smoothie

My parents are on vacation for 2 weeks so I’ll have to fend for myself in the meals department for the time being. Not wanting to rely on takeout and instant noodles for 2 weeks, I started to make some simple meals and here’s to chronicling those attempts! And thus..the first post of my “Attempts […]

President’s Choice Blue Menu Korma Sauce

This would be the first post ever of us doing some home cooking!! Mind you not entirely from scratch but it’s the closest to home cooking we’ve done ever. We like Indian food. I especially enjoy Korma. A couple years ago we found that Superstore’s President’s Choice has come out with a series of Indian […]