Strawberry Hand Pies

It is finally starting to feel like Spring which means fresh fruit and vegetable from the farmers market and grilling anything and everything. Recently I was grocery shopping and noticed that strawberries were on sale so picked up two containers not knowing that I would actually be adding a third […]

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Coconut Meringue Cookies

Happy Easter or as I like to call it “Happy Eat as Much Chocolate as I Can”! I decided that to celebrate the spring weather and the Easter weekend I would make cookies. I actually made two type of cookies this week, oatmeal raisin cookies and coconut meringue cookies. The […]

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Red Velvet Pancakes

Don’t give me roses or a box of chocolate. Food, especially good home cooked food is the way to my heart. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner I thought I would make something for the loved ones in my house and pancakes are a sure way to make anyone […]

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Chinese Tea Eggs 茶叶蛋

It’s snowing here. If you know anything about the west coast of Canada you will know that it rarely snows here, especially in February. As I sit in my warm house watching the soft flakes fall I am reminded of the time when snow fell on Shanghai about 12 years […]

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Chai Spiced Cookies

The season of baking is upon us! To to start off my baking week I made some chai tea spiced cookies with vanilla drizzle. Perfect for cold days, which is the case right now on the west coast of Canada. Snow does not tend to fall here but it definitely has […]

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Black Forest Cupcakes

Halloween is right around the corner. I love halloween and although I don’t go out to party or even dress up I love the atmosphere surrounding the night. I have always had a fascination for the darker and macabre aspects of life and Halloween is the perfect excuse for me […]

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Date Squares

One of my favourite coffee shop treats would have to be date squares. To me the perfect pairing would be a strong cup of espresso or soy latte and a crumbly and sweet date square. You never realize how simple something is to do until you try it and when […]

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Chocolate Coconut bars

On days like this when the rain come down washing away all the colours from the world I can’t help but feel the urge to make something yummy. I have been waiting for a good time to make some vegan coconut chocolate bars and thought that the weather was a […]

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