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THE JUICE TRUCK COOKBOOK REVIEW

THE JUICE TRUCK COOKBOOK REVIEW

I love The Juice Truck. I’ve been one of their biggest fans of Ryan and Zach since the beginning when they first opened. I’ve even done their Juice Cleanse three times. That’s why I am so excited when I was sent a copy of The Juice […]

Yogurt Every Day by Hubert Cormier | Cookbook Review & Contest

Yogurt Every Day by Hubert Cormier | Cookbook Review & Contest

Yogurt is one of my daily essentials. Especially Greek yogurt! That’s why I am so excited when I was sent a copy of Yogurt Every Day by Hubert Cormier. Yogurt itself is awesome. It is great for your gut health with its probiotic properties. Yogurt […]

TEAPIGS | DARJEELING EARL GREY ICED TEA RECIPE

TEAPIGS | DARJEELING EARL GREY ICED TEA RECIPE

National Iced Tea Day is June 10. To celebrate the start of a sunny weekend (and all your summer party needs), we made ourselves a batch of ice tea with teapigs’ Darjeeling Earl Grey tea and Lot 40 Canadian Rye. This spiked iced tea is […]

Stir Fry Okra Black Fungus Recipe | 秋葵炒雲耳

Stir Fry Okra Black Fungus Recipe | 秋葵炒雲耳

One of my favorite vegetables is Okra. I love the texture, the nutritional benefits and also how easy it is to prepare. I recently had this dish at a Chinese restaurant over dim sum and absolutely feel in love with it. Stir Fry Okra Black […]

Breakfast Tacos Recipe

Breakfast Tacos Recipe

Breakfast Tacos! I love tacos. I love breakfast. So I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to make tacos for breakfast! It really is so simple. And so delicious! I am not totally hooked! Making tacos for breakfast is so easy. It is […]

Day 11 – Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 11 – Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

I’ve been following Dana’s blog The Minimalist Baker for quite some time now. I love all the easy, no fuss recipes using 10 ingredients or less, one bowl, or 30 minutes or less to prepare! Recently she came out with a new cookbook: Minimalist Baker’s Everyday […]

Day 9 – Vij’s Indian Cookbook | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 9 – Vij’s Indian Cookbook | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Vij’s is a popular Indian Restaurant in Vancouver since 1994. The name Vikram Vij should be no stranger to most Vancouverites. His restaurants won many accolades and he’s even one of the Dragons’ on CBC’s Dragons’ Den. Have you been to any of Vij’s restaurant? […]

Day 4  – Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky by Karlynn Johnston | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 4 – Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky by Karlynn Johnston | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Sundays are best for rolling around in bed, going to church and for baking sweet treats with a glass of milk with ice cubes! Even better if the milk itself is grass fed and hormone free too! To be honest, I don’t have much of a sweet […]

Day 4 – Bake with Anna Olson | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Day 4 – Bake with Anna Olson | 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

We love HGTV, Food Network and Netflix at the Lui household. And if you are like us, chances are you’ve baked with Anna Olson a handful of times. How could anyone resists baking classic chocolate chip cookies or citrus Madeleines?! Citrus Madeleines by Anna Olson […]

Ma Lan Tou Recipe | Kalimeris Indica Tofu Salad 馬蘭頭

Ma Lan Tou Recipe | Kalimeris Indica Tofu Salad 馬蘭頭

Ma Lan Tou is a simple and refreshing cold appetizer that is very easy to make. It is usually served with a selection of small plates beginning any Shanghainese feast. For one, I like that it takes only 5 to 6 ingredients. It goes wonderfully […]

Our Favorite Cookbooks of Fall 2016

Our Favorite Cookbooks of Fall 2016

I woke up this morning to only 3 degree Celcius. Clearly it is time to whip up some hearty curries and stews. It was only a few months ago that I was craving wholesome salad options. But now that it’s sweatshirt season – you will […]

Moroccan Chickpea and Lentils Tagine Recipe

Moroccan Chickpea and Lentils Tagine Recipe

I’m so excited to be cooking again. One of the first meals (instant noodles doesn’t count) is this super easy Moroccan Chickpea and Lentils Tagine recipe. We were so sick of eating out since we had our kitchen packed up for our move. Although our condo is […]

Peach Thyme Bellini Recipe | Summer Cocktail

Peach Thyme Bellini Recipe | Summer Cocktail

Summer is a great time to experiment with sparkling wine and summer fruits. We recently went for a mini getaway in the Okanagan Valley and came home with tons of peaches. Ruffino also sent us a bottle of their Prosecco. This sparkling white wine is fruity and fragrant. It […]

Summer Roasted Peach Ice Cream Recipe

Summer Roasted Peach Ice Cream Recipe

Can you believe there are only four weeks left in summer? I can’t neither! The weather has been so hot lately here in Vancouver. The summer fruits, like BC Peaches from the Okanagan, spoils so quickly. We brought a whole bunch from home after winery […]