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Chocolatey Sweet Potato Brownies

I have had a love for cooking and baking since I was in my teens. During the first 10 years or so of my writing this blog, I had focused on dining in and dining out at the restaurants around…

Saus

I recently came across a new hot sauce that’s produced here in Vancouver called Saus. I’ve never been a fan of hot sauces as I’m not a fan of spicy food, I actually thought they were all really hot and…

Vancouver Signature Coffee Drink Challenge

Welcome to the 7th annual  Vancouver Foodster Signature Coffee Drink Challenge. I have invited cafes from around the city to enter their respective signature coffee drink creation into this challenge. Each café will be featuring their Signature Coffee creation on their…

Eat Good Fat Cookbook

This new book by Author Lee Capatina is a great reminder on how we should always eat healthier with more of the good fat in our diets. Featuring over 100 healthy, fat-fuelled recipes, this book was just released by publisher…

Takeout Holiday Pizza Tour in the Honda Civic

As this holiday season was far different than any other due to the pandemic, I took advantage of being in the city while not able to travel. I did a Takeout Pizza Tour over the holidays locally with the Honda…

Best Savoury Dishes of 2020

I have eaten a lot of dishes inside and outside Vancouver restaurants in the past year, these are dishes that are standouts, ones that you remember for a long time to come. This list is devoted to my favourite dishes…

Five Foodie Treats

A selection of my favourite foodie treats in no particular order that I have tasted recently and where to find them. Pumpkin Spice Cruffin A decadent creation with pumpkin spiced cream, spiced caramel, vanilla white chocolate whip, pumpkin spice dusting….

Holiday Meal Giveaway at Meinhardt Fine Foods

This year has been a difficult one for a lot of us and Meinhardt Fine Foods they believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to have a delicious holiday meal. That’s why they have decided to take nominations to give away 20-30…

Potato Latkes

I have had a love for cooking and baking since I was in my teens. During the first 10 years or so of my writing this blog, I had focused on dining in and dining out at the restaurants around…

Hawksworth The Cookbook

Released this fall from acclaimed and multi award-winning Chef David Hawksworth comes a stunning collection of recipes that brought him to the top of Canada’s culinary world; published by Penguin Random House Canada. As a leader in contemporary Canadian cuisine,…

Takeout at Raisu Restaurant

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Baking with Bruno Cookbook

Chef Bruno Feldeisen’s Baking With Bruno: A French Baker’s North American Love Story was released earlier in the year, published by Whitecap Books. The TV Celebrity and Judge of The Great Canadian Baking Show on CBC/Netflix/Amazon Prime who has been…

Diala’s Kitchen Cookbook

Recently released and written by Diala Canelo, this book of Plant Forward and Pescatarian recipes is inspired by her international travels. Published by Penguin Random House Canada. On any given day pre-covid, you’ll find Diala Canelo travelling around the world,…

An Off The Boat Catering Christmas Dinner

Christmas dinner for two at home is the way to go this year, as with the ongoing covid pandemic, this year is quite different than years past. Pacific Yacht Charters Off the Boat Catering is offering a wonderful holiday dinner…

You Wanna Piece of Me? Cookbook

Recently released and written by Vancouver based Author Jenell Parsons who is also founder and owner of The Pie Hole. Published by Appetite – Random House.  More than 100 Seriously Tasty Recipes for Sweet and Savory Pies I have known…

Takeout at Moltaqa Restaurant

Most restaurants have always offered takeout, as the industry was forced to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dining in became dining out. When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms they had to get creative. Some have created…

Falastin: A Cookbook

Recently released and written by Authors, Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley is this new book covering a soulful tour of Palestinian cookery. Published by Appetite – Random House. This book comes to us from Ottolenghi’s Executive Chef Sami Tamimi, with…

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